Saturday, November 15, 2008

Tomato chutney

Ingredients :

Medium size tomatos(chopped) - 4 nos
Tamarind - lemon size
Salt - to taste
Red chilli powder - to taste
Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
urad dal - 1 tsp
Corainder leaves (chopped)
oil - for tadka (popu or seasoning)

Method :

1 . Add approx 1 tbsp oil to a pan, after it gets heated
add cumin seeds ,urad dal after they splutter add tamarind
2 . Saute it for a while,till tamarind becomes soft
3 . Then add tomato pieces and keep the lid after few mins the tomato pieces gets cooked
4 . Then add salt , red chilli powder , corainder leaves after a min switch of the flame
5 . Let it cool down completely and grind them in mixie/ blender to a smooth paste
6 . Thats it ...enjoy it taste good with vada,dosa,idli .

Modifications you can make :
1 . i add more than 1 tbsp cumin seeds as my hubby likes the cumin flavour so depending upon
your taste you can modify the recipe.
2 . i add chopped onions after the tadka ..after they get cooked i add chopped tomato pieces and
the rest recipe is the same .
3 . I omit tomatoes completly and just make it with onion then i skip tamarind and corainder
the rest ingredients are same .


TheKeyBunch said...

Oh this is my favorite, I add sesame seeds 9 roasted and powdered) and this tastes yumm. - rekha