Saturday, November 5, 2011

Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney



Ingredients:

Tomatoes - 3 nos.
Coriander leaves - 2 strands
Green chillies - 1 no. (Optional)
Red chilli - 2 nos.
Cashew nut - 2 nos (Optional)
Tamarind juice - 2 tspn
Cumin seeds - 1 tspn
Mustard seeds - 1 tspn
Hing - a pinch
Oil - 1 tspn
Salt as per taste

Method:
1) Chop tomatoes into large cubes.
2) In a pan, add oil, once hot, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds allow them to splutter.
3) Now, add cashews, green chillies, red chillies and Hing. .
4) To this add chopped tomatoes and and salt and allow them to cook till tender and turn off the stove.
5) Now, pour this mixture into the blender and add tamarind juice and coriander leaves and blend it to a fine paste.
6) Tomato chutney is ready to be served with hot rice or chapati or idli/dosa.

Note:
1) If you wish you can garnish the chutney once again with mustard and cumin seeds.

Cheers!
Madhavi

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