Onion Tomato Chutney

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4.3, 3 reviews

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Posted on 19, May 2016
Serving 3-4 people
Ready in 30-40 minutes
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  • Onion, medium sized - 1 Nos, chopped
  • Tomato, medium sized - 1 Nos, chopped
  • Garlic - 3 medium cloves, chopped
  • Dried red chilli - 3-4 Nos, crushed
  • Bengal Gram/Chana Dal/Kadala Parippu or Roasted Gram/Pottu kadala - 2 Tablespoon
  • Tamarind - a small piece
  • Vegetable oil - ¾ Tablespoon
  • Mustard Seeds - ½ Teaspoon
  • Salt to taste

For Tempering:

  • Mustard Seeds - ¼ Teaspoon
  • Curry leaves - 4-5 leaves
  • Vegetable oil - ½ Tablespoon
  1. If you are using 'Bengal Gram', dry roast it until slightly golden under medium heat. Set aside.
  2. Heat ¾ tablespoon oil in a pan, splutter ½ teaspoon mustard seeds.
  3. Then add in the chopped garlic, crushed dried red chillies and fry for few seconds over low-medium heat.
  4. Add in the chopped onion and saute until onions become translucent and slightly brown in color.
  5. Then add in the chopped tomatoes and saute until mashed well.
  6. Add in the tamarind pieces, roasted gram and mix well. Remove from heat and let it cool.
  7. Once cooled grind together to a smooth paste by adding little water and enough salt. If needed, add water and mix to get the desired consistency.
  8. Heat ½ tablespoon oil in a pan, splutter ¼ teaspoon mustard seeds.
  9. Add in the curry leaves and fry for few seconds. Pour it into the chutney and mix well.
  10. Serve as a side-dish for dosa and idly.
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