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Monday, March 22, 2010

Thakkali Chutney / Tomato Chutney

Chutney is often served fresh as a side dish with breakfast, lunch and dinner. It often contains strong flavoured ingredients like dry hot chillies, green chillies, pearl onions, Curry leaves and other spices.
Tomato Chutney is a fine paste made with Tomato along with other spices. It is a good side dish for Dosa and Idly.

  • Tomato (chopped)- 2 nos
  • Onion (chopped) - 1 small
  • Chopped Garlic - 1 tbsp
  • Chilly Powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli - 3 nos
  • Asafoetida powder- ¼ tsp
  • Fenugreek powder - 2 pinch
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Gingely oil - 3 tbsps
  • Salt to taste

  • Heat oil in a Pan.
  • Add onions and garlic and saute`till the onion turns transparent.
  • Add chopped tomatoes, chilly powder and saute well .
  • Add salt and mix well.
  • Grind them into a paste.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a Pan.
  • Add mustard seeds and Red chilly, let it splutter.
  • Add asafoetida, fenugreek powder and curry leaves.
  • Add the paste to it and mix well.
  • Let it cook for 4-5 minutes and remove from fire.
Recommended Combination: Serve with Dosa / Idli