I love to try different side dish for idli,dosa everytime.Most of the days,our breakfast would be either idli or dosa.So i keep thinking and searching for varieties of side dishes and that too i pay special attention to tomato chutney recipes because tomato is my moooossttt favourite vegetable.I love anything based on tomatoes.I got this chutney recipe from my lovable sister Radha.My dad had told many times about this chutney and it tempted me to try.We loved its flavour a lot.As tomato prices have crashed, i bought 2 kgs last week and i tried some yummy,interesting recipes with it.This week, i have planned to post them one by one.Keep visiting!!
Tomato chutney recipe
Tomato chutney recipe -Yummy side dish for idli,dosa
Prep time:10 Minutes
Cook time:10 Minutes
Total time:20 Minutes
Ripe tomatoes - 2 nos
Big onion - 1 no
Red chillies – 4 or 5 nos
Tamarind – Small pinch
Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
Salt & water - as needed
Ginger - 1/2 inch piece
Curry leaves - 1 sprig(around 8 leaves)
Cooking oil - 1.5 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Small onions or big onion - 10 nos/1 no (finely chopped)
Wash and chop the tomatoes,onions roughly.
In a kadai,heat oil and saute the onions,tomatoes,red chillies adding the required salt.Saute till tomato turns mushy.Add tamarind,mix well & let it cool.
After it cools down,add the ginger and curry leaves.Grind them to a smooth ,semi solid paste adding required water.Set aside.
Heat oil in a kadai,temper mustard,urad dal and saute onions till transparent.
Now add this chutney and allow it to boil well for few minutes.Remove after it becomes slightly thick.
Serve with hot idli,dosa !
Prepare this chutney at least 30 minutes before serving so that all the flavors gets enhanced by the time u serve.
Add more red chillies based on ur taste.
U can also add a tbsp of grated coconut for variation.
Enjoy this chutney with hot idli,dosas.It tastes yum!!