Plum Tomato Chutney

One of the Indian cookbooks that I really enjoyed leafing through in the recent past is Hari Nayak's 'My Indian Kitchen'. It's beautiful to look at and the recipes are very easy to follow too. I have already posted this quick and easy Avocado Raita recipe from the book.

Plum Tomato Chutney

This tomato chutney is also a very quick to make recipe and goes well with just about anything; rice, rotis, chips, bread etc. The freshly ground spices make this chutney taste so vibrant and tasty. A must try!!

Plum Tomato Chutney
One of the Indian cookbooks that I really enjoyed leafing through in the recent past is Hari Nayak's 'My Indian Kitchen'. It's beautiful to look at and the recipes are very easy to follow too. I have already posted this quick and easy Avocado Raita recipe from the book. This tomato chutney is also a...

Plum Tomato Chutney

Summary

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  • Coursecondiments
  • Cuisinenorth indian
  • Yield2 cups 2 cup
  • Cooking Time30 minutesPT0H30M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time40 minutesPT0H40M

Ingredients

Plum Tomatoes - chopped
2
Red Onion - small, finely chopped
1
Garlic - finely chopped
2 cloves
Coriander seeds
1tbsp
Cumin seeds
1tsp
Black Peppercorns
½tsp
Mustard seeds
2tsp
Curry leaves
5-6
Dry red chilies
2
Red chili powder
½tsp
Tomato Paste
2tbsp
Vinegar - (Red wine or white can be used)
2tbsp
Salt
to taste

Steps

  1. Grind coriander seeds, cumin and peppercorns to a fine powder.
  2. Heat 3tbsp oil in a saucepan over medium heat, add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chili. Once the seeds start to splutter, add the garlic and onion. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the ground spices, red chili powder and salt. Cook for another 2 minutes.
  4. Next add the chopped tomato, tomato paste, vinegar and ½cup of water. Reduce the heat to low and cook, stirring occasionally, about 10-15 minutes.
  5. Chutney is ready when it becomes thick and fragrant and is reduced to about 1 cup. Serve hot or cold.
Plum Tomato Chutney

Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Tastes great with rice, idli, dosa or even smeared on toasted bread.

Since this uses Summer's fresh Plum tomatoes, I'm sending this over to Valli's Summer Special Mela @ Cooking4allSeasons

Plum Tomato Chutney
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