Sunday, October 16, 2011

Tomato Chutney

#TomatoChutney : Spicy spicy chutney
A very good side dish for Idli and Dosai .
This chutney has been prepared using tomato, small onion, garlic, red chilly, urad dhal [ black gram ], tamarind and salt. 
Red chilly, asafoetida and black gram have to be roasted with little oil. Sliced onion and tomato pieces have to be microwaved with little oil separately and allowed to cool down.
Now all he ingredients have to be ground into spicy chutney adding tamarind pulp and salt.


Tomato Chutney


Ingredients :
Tomato                              : 1 medium size
Onion( Big )                       : 2 to 3 big size ( diced )
Garlic                                 : 3 cloves
Red chilly                           : 4
Asafoetida                          : 1/4 Tsp
Urad dhal                           : 2 Tsp
Tamarind                            : very small round [ adjust ]
Salt                                     : 1/2 (adjust to taste)
Oil                                      : 3 Tsp
To Temper :
Mustard seeds                   : 1/2 Tsp
Curry leaves                       : 6 - 8
Oil                                       : 1/2 Tsp

Method :
Keep a kadai on stove & add a tsp of oil.
First add red chilly, urad dhal & fry till dhal becomes golden color.
Then add asafoetida then immediately transfer into a small vessel or mixer jar & allow them to cool down.


Now add a tsp of oil and saute onions till it gives out nice aroma & when it slightly starts changing to golden color.
Transfer it into a bowl or plate to cool down.
Then saute tomato in a tsp of oil.
When tomato becomes tender turn off the stove.




Let all the items to cool down to room temperature.
Now grind using a mixer grinder adding salt & tamarind.

Again using kadai temper mustard & curry leaves & pour on chutney.
An excellent side dish for IdliDosai and Adai [ Pancake ]


Tomato Chutney

Chutney will come out even more tastier if its done with 15 to 20 small onions.

If the tomato is of country variety then it is not necessary to add tamarind as tomato itself is sour in taste.



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