Onion – Tomato chutney

How To Make Onion Tomato Chutney

Onion tomato chutney is one of the famous chutneys in south India. It is a perfect side dish for idly or dosa and some other snack recipes. Onion tomato chutney is a delicious chutney recipe prepared with onion, tomato and red chilies.

Ingredients Required:

Onions – 2(big size and finely chopped)
Tomatoes – 4 (big size and finely chopped)
Red chillies – 1 cup
Mustard seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Cumin seeds – ¼ teaspoon
Bengal gram – 1 tablespoon
Urad dal – 1 tablespoon
Tamarind – small lemon size
Garlic – 5
Curry leaves – 2 bunches
Coriander leaves – 2 bunches(finely chopped)
Hing – 1 pinch
Salt to taste
Oil – ½ cup(50 ML)

Preparation method:

Switch on the stove and heat a pan.
Add 2 tablespoons of oil and heat it.
Then add red chilies into the pan and fry them for a minute.
Then keep them aside in a plate and switch off the stove.
Allow it to cool.
Now switch on the stove and heat a pan, then add 2 tablespoons of oil.
Heat the oil and then add chopped onions,  and fry them.
Cover and cook the onions for 3 minutes on low flame.
Stir it once and then add chopped tomatoes and mix it well.
Now add tamarind into the tomato onion mixture and mix it once.
Now add salt as per taste and cover the pan.
Allow it cook for 2 minutes and then stir it once again.
Then cover and cook for 5 minutes on low flame and switch off the stove.
Allow it cool.
Now take a blender and add fried red chillies and salt as per taste and grind it to a coarse powder.
Then add fried tomatoes and onions pieces and grind it to a fine paste.
No need to add water while grinding the onion tomato chutney.
Then keep it aside in a bowl.
Now switch on the stove and heat the same pan.
Then add 2 tablespoons of oil into the pan and heat it.
Then add ¼ teaspoon of mustard seeds, ¼ teaspoon of cumin seeds and crushed garlic cloves.
Fry them once and add a tablespoon of Bengal gram and urad dal and fry them.
Then add a pinch of hing and mix it once.
Then add curry leaves into the tempering and cover the pan for a minute.
Now add red chilies into the tempering and mix it.
Now transfer the onion tomato chutney to the pan containing tempering and mix it.
Then switch off the stove and transfer the chutney to a serving bowl and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Tasty and spicy onion tomato chutney is ready now

Serving suggestion:

Serve this onion tomato chutney with idly, dosa or vada.

Nutrition facts:

Servings: 1 tablespoon

Total fat -2 g
Sodium – 17.8 mg
Total carbs – 8.1 g
Sugars – 2.3 g
Protein – 1.7 g

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