Instant Onion Tomato Chutney for Dosa
Recipe type: Side dish
Cuisine: South Indian
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Serves: 1 small bowl
Instant onion tomato chutney - A delicious quick recipe of onion tomato chutney best served along with dosa, uttapam or idli.
  • Tomato : 3 medium tomatoes
  • Onion : 1 medium onion
  • Garlic (lehsun) : 1 tbsp
  • Oil : 1 tsp
  • Hing (asafoetida) : 1/4 tsp
  • Dry coconut : 1 tbsp piece (optional)
  • Dry red chili : 1 piece
  • Curry leaves (kadi patta) : 6 leaves
  • Chana dal (bengal gram) : 2 tsp
  • Salt : 1 tsp
  • Water : 3 tbsp or as required
  1. Slice up the onions and cut tomatoes into pieces.
  2. Heat a flat-bottom non stick pan and add oil.
  3. Once the oil is hot add chana dal and hing (asafoetida).
  4. Saute the chana dal in hot oil for 20-30 seconds.
  5. Add curry leaves (kadi patta) and dry red chili. Saute for 20-30 seconds.
  6. Now add coconut pieces in oil.
  7. Add the sliced onions in oil and saute for a minute.
  8. Throw in the chopped tomatoes and mix it along with onions.
  9. Add salt to onion & tomato and cook for 1-2 minutes until tomatoes become soft.
  10. Remove the onion and tomatoes mix from gas and let it cool off.
  11. Once it cools down completely, transfer the mixture to mixer grinder jar.
  12. Add a few tbsp of water and blend it into smooth paste.
  13. Onion tomato chutney is ready. Serve this instant onion tomato chutney with dosa, idli or uttapam.
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