Thakkali Chutney

Ingredients for Tomato Chutney

  • Ripe Tomato – 1 , big sized , roughly chopped  (or 2 medium size tomatoes)

  • Yellow or red onion – 1, big sized (preferrably same size as tomato), roughly chopped (or 2 medium sized onions)

  • Garlic cloves – 3 , peeled

  • Dried red chilli – 2

  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

  • Split black gram –  1 1 /2 tsps

  • Fresh Curry leaves – 7 to 8

  • Asafoetida – 1/8 tsp

  • Sesame oil – 3 tbsps

  • Salt to taste


Heat oil in a skillet. Add mustard seeds, when it starts to splutter add asafoetida, curry leaves, black gram, curry leaves and dried red chilli.
After few seconds add onions and garlic. Saute`till the onion turns pink in color. Next add chopped tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes becomes soft.
Blend them coarsely in a food processor. Add salt to taste and serve with hot idlis or dosas.
Note – For chutney, the color and taste depends on the tomatoes. Use ripe tomatoes for best results. Use dried red chillies according to taste.



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