Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney
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Recipe type: Side Dish/Starter
  • 6 - 8 plump Tomatoes (skinned and roughly chopped)
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Ginger (pulped)
  • 1 tsp Garlic (finely chopped)
  • 5 Curry Leaves (limree)
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp Brown Sugar
  • ½ tsp Salt
  1. Dry roast the Urad Dal, cool and blitz to a course powder (I use a coffee grinder)
  2. Heat the oil in a pan till it starts to haze.
  3. Lower the heat and add the mustard seeds allowing them to splutter.
  4. Add in the ginger paste and chopped garlic.
  5. Stir, and add the curry leaves.
  6. Don't let the mixture burn.
  7. Now add in the tomatoes and turn the heat up slightly.
  8. Add the roasted urad dal powder, chilli powder, vinegar, sugar and salt.
  9. You want the mixture on a gentle simmer for approx 5-8 minutes.
  10. Taste and adjust.