Tomato chutney

  • Chopped Onion - 2 cups
  • Chopped Tomato -2 cups
  • Red chillies - 4
  • Tamarind paste - 1/4 tspn
  • Jaggery - 1/4 tspn
  • Sesame oil - 7 tspn
  • Asafoetida (aka Hing, Perungayam), curry leaves, mustard and urad dal for seasoning
  • Salt to taste or 1/2 tspn approx


  1. Saute onion, tomato and red chillies with sesame oil until onions become soft. Let it cool for few minutes.
  2. Grind the above mix to a fine paste.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and add the seasoning mix & let it splutter.
  4. Mix the ground paste along with tamarind, jaggery and salt & continue heating for few more minutes till the oil separates.
  5. You may add or remove a chilli to make the recipe little bit hotter or mild.  

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