Tomato chutney recipe

A south indian style preparation of chutney for idlis and dosas.


  • Tomatoes - 5 nos (chopped)
  • Split bengal gram (chana dal) - 1 teaspoon
  • Dry red chillies - 2 nos
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
  • A pinch of asafoetida
  • 1 string of curry leaves
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil - 2 tablespoons
  • Sugar - 1/2 teaspoon (optional)


Step 1

HOW TO MAKE TOMATO CHUTNEY RECIPE Heat oil in a pan. Add chana dal, red chillies. Saute it till light brown.

Step 2

Add tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes becomes soft. Add salt, curry leaves, turmeric powder and mix well and cook for a minute.

Step 3

Switch off the flame and let the mixture cool down. Grind this mixture to a smooth paste. Add sugar and mix well.

Step 4

Season the chutney with asafoetida and mustard seeds.

Step 5

You can store tomato chutney for 3 to 4 days.

5 Responses to Tomato chutney recipe

  1. Shaikhmohammed says:

    Can we use onion garlic?

  2. Monu Teena says:

    mouthwatering very nice

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