Tomato Chutney – Indian Tomato Dip Recipe

Indian tomato chutney preparation is a spicy condiment made of raw tomatoes mixed with spices  and sugar. It has a special tangy, sweet, spicy taste that can be used to compliment a number of foods as well as adding flair to any recipe .

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Important :

  • Serve For- 4
  • Preparation Time- 2 minutes
  • Cooking Time- 15 minutes
  • Total Time- 17 minutes

Ingredients : 

  • Tomato (500 gms)/cut into dice
  • Mustered Oil (6-8 tsp)
  • Whole Dried Red Chilli (1)
  • Ginger (¼ tsp)/finely choppe
  • Fenugree Seeds or Methi (¼ tsp)
  • Fennel (¼ tsp)
  • Black Cumin or kalonji (¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds (¼ tsp)
  • Celery or Ajmud (¼ tsp)
  • Sugar (6 – 8 tbsp)
  • Salt (½ tsp
  • Tamarind Pulp (½ tsp)

Direction : 

  1. Heat the pan and add oil. After heating the oil put all the spices  [which called Panch Phoron] (methi, cumin seeds, fennel, kalonji, celery) and wait for them to splutter.
  2. Then put the whole red chilli and fry them till the spluttering stops.easy tomato chutney indian recipe (7)
  3. Add all the tomatoes and stir them well.easy tomato chutney indian recipe (6)
  4. Meanwhile add a pinch of salt because it will help the tomato to get soft faster.easy tomato chutney indian recipe (5)
  5. Stir them frequently and cook them for 5-10 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Smash the tomatoes with the tip of the stirring spoon.
  7. When it changes its color add sugar and mix them well.easy tomato chutney indian recipe (2)
  8. Now add tamarind pulp and cook for another 5 minutes.
  9. Do not make it too mushy because we want some tomato grains in the chutney.easy tomato chutney indian recipe (4)
  10. Your Tomato chutney is ready to serve.


Tips :

  • This is a very good side dish for stuffed parathas, different types of Rice ans Sandwiches.
  • It can also work as digestive after heavy meal.
  • You can preserve this for 5 to 7 days.
  • You can also try Mustered seeds for tempering instead of panch pforon.
  • If you want more spicy  chutney then you can add sliced Green Chillis.
  • Do not cut the tomatoes into small slices. otherwise it will take time to get melt.

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