Jun 6, 2013

Tomato Cilantro Chutney

This is a quick and simple chutney, loaded with the tanginess flavor from tomatoes while the cilantro herb gives a lift for this routine tomato. Usually I make this Chutney when my Fridge is loaded with Tomatoes. :-) Yes, Yes some times it happens for me that, bright and juicy cluster Tomatoes at Sprouts always attracts me I end up buying more than I need for a week ( especially when they are on sale). This Chutney comes handy in those times, and usually it tastes very good with White Rice, but these days this Chutney combination with Dosa is became a hit too. So try out and let me know how do you like this with Soft Dosa. Here is the recipe, Njoy!

Tomato Cilantro Chutney

Cluster Tomato - 3
Green Chili - 4
Garlic - 3
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tsp
Cilantro - 1/3 cup
salt - 1 tsp

Oil - 1 Tbsp
Red Chili - 1
Chana Dal - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves - 5 to 6


  1. Heat the Non-stick pan on the Stove and add Oil.  Once the oil is hot add Urad Dal, Cumin Seeds, Green Chili, Garlic saute them for 1 min. 
  2. Add chopped tomatoes to the pan. Let them simmer until tomatoes will be juicy. ( for 3 min).
  3. Add Cilantro to the pan and let it saute along with tomatoes for 2 min. 
  4. Switch off the stove and let it cool for 10 min.
  5. Now grind the tomato mixture in the Mixie ( or magic bullet) add the salt in between. Taste and Adjust the seasoning. Transfer this into a serving bowl.

Heat Oil in the pan, Once the oil is hot, add the chana dal, mustard seeds, once they start spluttering add the curry leaves and switch off the stove and add this tempering to the Chutney!

Now enjoy this yummy and tangy chutney with Rice or Dosa.

Check out more Chutney Recipes here.

Will be back with another great recipe,
Until then take care



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