South Indian Style Tomato Chutney

South Indian style Tomato Chutney Image
Yields: 1 Serving Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 10 Mins Total Time: 20 Mins
South Indian style Tomato Chutney Image

South Indian Style Tomato Chutney

  • Author: Mish
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1/2 cup 1x


Tomato Chutney is a traditional South Indian condiment made with tomatoes and spices. It is usually served with Idli and dosa.



  • 2 Tomato – medium size finely chopped
  • 1 Onion – medium size finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp Coconut
  • 2 Kashmiri Red Chili
  • 4 Dry Red Chili
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 8 to 10 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Mustard/ Rai Seeds
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • Oil for frying and seasoning


  1. Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai.
  2. Add onions and saute for a minute, then add garlic cloves, salt and chili and saute for 2 minutes.
  3. Now add coconut and tomatoes and saute for 2 to 3 minutes or till all the water from the tomatoes dry up.
  4. Once all the water has dried up let it cool.
  5. Now add it to a blender and make a smooth paste.
  6. Heat some oil add mustard seeds and let it splutter now add the curry leaves.
  7. Put the tadka in the chutney and mix it all well.
  8. South Indian style tomato chutney is now ready.
  9. Enjoy it with idli or dosa.

Keywords: tomato chutney


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