Thursday, July 26, 2007

Onion Tomato Chutney

This tangy chutney is usually served with idly, dosa and rice. You can also apply this chutney on the bread and eat as a sandwich. It taste yummy!!!

Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 25 mins

1/2 large onion, chopped
2 small tomatoes, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 tsp mustard seeds (rai)
2 tbsp fenugreek (methi)
1 tbsp channa dal
2" long tamarind piece
pinch of asafoetida (hing)
2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste

1. Take oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds. When they start to crackle add fenugreek (methi), channa dal, pinch of asafoetida (hing) and tamarind piece. Fry for sometime.

2. Add onions, fry till they are translucent.

3. Then add tomatoes and fry for sometime.

4. Turn off the heat and allow them to cool..

5. Grind to a smooth paste.

6. Fry the paste by adding little bit of oil and mustard seeds when they crackle add the paste and fry it for few minutes.

7. Serve it with dosa, idly or rice.


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Padma said...

hey thats nice, easy and simple to make and we do it for dosas except that we add dried red chillies to it.. And thank you for comments..

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Anonymous said...

I liked ur chutney recipe,should we add garlic or ginger to it ?

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