Thursday, March 29, 2012

Tomato Chutney

Ingredients :

Tomato - 5 No.s 
Chili powder - 1 &1/2 Teaspoon (You can adjust according to the spice you want)
Tamarind - A small bit.
Salt - As per taste

To temper :

Mustard seeds - 1/2 Teaspoon
Urad Dal - 1/2 Teaspoon.
Oil - 1 Table Spoon.
Curry leaves - Few.
Asafoetida - A Pinch.

Method : 

Grind tomato to a fine paste. Then heat oil in a pan, and add tomato paste, chili powder, tamarind and salt and allow it to boil in a medium flame until the oil separates from it. When the oil starts to separate switch off the stove, and transfer it to the serving bowl. Now again heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal, when it turns golden brown, add curry leaves and asafoetida, and pour this over the tomato chutney.

Tangy tomato chutney is ready to be served. Its the best combination for idly, dosa, oothappam.

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