Chutney is one of the crucial category in Indian cuisine. There are so many types of chutneys one can make. Among the long list of different chutneys today for you one easy and simple chutney made from tomato. Its another quickie, easy and yummy Tomato chutney without Onion – Garlic . Do try this versatile chutney that would taste awesome with anything and everything…
Ingredients : serves 3-4
Ripe tomatoes – 3 nos.
Split black gram lentil/ urad dal- 2.5 tsp
Bengal Gram / chana dal- 1.5 tsp
Red chillies- 4-5 nos.
Curry Leaves – few
Hing / Asafoetida – a smal piece / pinch
Salt- to taste
To temper :
Mustard – 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- Few
Oil- 1+1 tsp
Wash and chop tomato roughly.
Heat a pan adding a tsp of oil.Add red chillies, chana dal , urad dal, hing and curry leaves.Saute for few minutes till the lentils turn golden brown.
Once dal turns golden brown add chopped tomatoes and little salt . Saute for few miuntes till tomatoes turns mushy . Addition of salt speedens the mushying process of tomatoes .
Switch off the flame and allow it to cool down. Then transfer it to mixer along with salt. Grind to a fine paste. Add water if needed else moisture from tomatoes is sufficient to grind .
Yummy tomtato chutney without onion garlic is ready to serve. Finally temper it with mustard and curry leaves and serve with idli , dosa, chapathi ,paniyaram ,bread , rice etc and etc.
If you want you can add little jaggery and tamarind while grinding .
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