Tomato Chuntney

Ingredients :

Tomato – 4

Onion – 1 Large/2 small

Dry Red Chilli – 4 Long ones

Asafoetida – 1/4 tsp

Tamarind – 1/2 gooseberry size

Garlic – 4 deskinned pods

Salt – to taste

Seasoning:

Mustard – 1/4 tsp

Udad Dal or dehusked black lenthils – 1/4 tsp

Asafoetida – pinch

curry leaves – 4-5

Method :

  1. Heat a pan.
  2. Add Asofoetida, followed by dry red chilli
  3. Now add the onions and cook for a minute . Drop in the chopped tomatoes
  4. Mix in the salt and tamrind.
  5. Cook for 5- 7 minutes on low fire until the tomato is mashed and shrinks
  6. Now allow it cool. Then grind it
  7. For the seasoning heat oil, add mustard seeds.
  8. When mustard starts spluttering , add udad dal , asafoetida and curry leaves and add to the ground tomato chutney.
  9. Tomato chutney seasoned with mustard seeds and curry leaves is ready
  10. Goes well  with Idli/Dosa or pongal

 

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