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Tomato & curry leaves chutney

Tomato curry chutney is a yummy tangy chutney. It tastes good with idli, dosa, parantha, pakodi, Sabudana vada, etc. If you want to be a lil sweet then add jaggery too. It could be a nice replacement for ketchup. You can experiment a lot with chutneys. This recipe is without onion and garlic. If you want to use it for fasting then don't add turmeric powder and replace salt with sendha namak.
Try this recipe, experiment with it and don't forget to share your experience with me :)

Servings : 4
Cooking time : 15 mins


For chutney:

  • Tomato - 2 medium sized
  • curry leaves - 20-25
  • ginger - 1 inch
  • green chilli - 3
  • tamarind - 1 inch
  • bhuna jeera powder - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • oil - 1 tsp
  • salt to taste

For tadka:

  • ghee - 1 tsp
  • groundnut - 5-6
  • urad dal - 1 tsp
  • chana dal - 1 tsp
  • sesame seeds - 1 tsp


  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Add roughly chopped ginger and green chillies
  • Add roughly chopped tomatoes
  • Sautรฉ it for a minute on low flame.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, bhuna jeera powder and tamarind.
  • saute it for another minute. Then turn off the stove
  • let it cool down for some time. then put all this in a blender with little bit of water.
  • Once it is blended properly then put it back on stove.
  • cook it for approx two minutes on medium flame.
  • For tadka heat ghee in a tadka pan.
  • add ground nut , urad dal and chana dal.
  • once they are golden brown, add sesame seeds too.
  • Add this tadka to the chutney.
  • Tomato & curry leaves chutney is ready!!! 


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