South Indian Tomato Chutney | How to Make Tomato Chutney

This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.
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South Indian Tomato Chutney | How to Make Tomato Chutney

The Tomato Chutney recipe is tangy and savory South Indian chutney made from tomatoes, herbs, and seasonings. This tomato chutney recipe is one of my favorites. It’s simple and goes well with so many things! 


India is a country of spices, achar (pickle), and chutney. There are way too many chutneys and everyone has their way of making them.

Make a tangy and spicy tomato chutney recipe is made from tomatoes and other Indian spices. Spicy Tomato chutney recipe can be served with either breakfast recipes or even with mains courses like rice and roti. 


Being an Indian, chutneys are an essential portion of any Indian person's lifestyle and food habits. I like experimenting with flavors and come up with different recipes like this!


The process of the tomato chutney recipe is super simple- cook the ingredients a light until the raw smell goes away then grind to a paste and that’s about it!
You can also add more flavors to this chutney- like you can add ginger or even roasted peanuts. They will add to the flavors. Enjoy this tomato chutney recipe with dosa/idlis or even paratha.
 

how to make South Indian Tomato Chutney | How to Make Tomato Chutney recipe with step by step photo:

  1. Take a pan and add 2 tbsp oil.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  2. Add 5-6 curry leaves, 2 dry chili.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  3. Add 1 cup chopped onions and 1 ½ cup chopped tomato.Sauté well.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  4. Add salt as per taste. Mix it well.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  5. Add 1/3 cup water.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  6. Cover the lid for 7-8 minutes. After that grind the whole mixture.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  7. Take a bowl and add 1 tbsp oil.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  8. Add 1 tbsp mustard seeds. Add some curry leaves.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  9. Put oil in tomato chutney. Then mix it well.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  10. Add salt and 1 tbsp lemon juice.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

  11. Ready to serve with any south Indian dishes.

    This tomato chutney is pairs with idli, dosa, uttapam, pakora, or vada varieties.

Recipe Notes

  • You are like this chutney more when it’s chilled so pop it in the refrigerator for 2 to 3 hours before serving. This chutney can be easily stored in a cool and dry place for weeks.
  • Adding coconut would certainly enhance the taste of tomato chutney, but reduces the shelf life of this chutney.