Tomato Chutney


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Step 1

Cut the tomato, onion into small pieces.

Step 2

Take a kadhai and add oil (1/4 spoon) and heat it.

Step 3

First fry red chilly and split Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) until it is slightly brown and keep it aside.

Step 4

Again add 2 spoons of oil, heat it, then add onion and fry till it turns golden brown, then add tomato, a little salt, so that it will become soft soon. Allow the tomato to fry for 10 minutes. Now add curry leaves, coriander leaves, asafoetida powder. After 2 minutes OFF the stove.

Step 5

Allow the fried mixture to cool. It should not be hot.

Step 6

First grind the red chilly, split Bengal gram in a mixie (dry grinding, water should not be added).

Step 7

Now add the coconut to it and grind it, again dry grinding only.

Step 8

Now add the prepared mixture and grind all the ingredients together to a paste.

Step 9

Add salt to it . If it is very thick, add a little water.

Step 10

Now transfer the chutney to a bowl. Tomato chutney will be very good for idli and dosai.

Ingredients

Tomato 3 or 4

Onion - 1 big size

Coconut - grated 1/2 cup

Split Bengal gram (kadalai paruppu) - 1 table spoon

Asafoetida Powder - 2 pinch

Curry leaves - 1 stalk

Coriander leaves - a little

Dry red chilly - 5 nos

Oil - 2 table spoon

Salt