Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner


Monday, November 12, 2012

Tomato Kara chutney - Thakkali kara chutney - Tomato pachadi

This tomato kara chutney(tamatar ki chutney) is a very good accomplishment for idli,dosa rava dosa,wheat rava dosa and wheat dosa.Tomato is a good source of calcium and iron. It also contains some amounts of phosphorous, sulfur and pottasium. Tomato is rich in vitamin C and contains some vitamin B and vitamin A. Now we prepare a delicious tomato kara chutney.This chutney is nutritious, because along with tomato,we have added onions,garlic, ginger cilantro and curry leaves.


Tomato Chutney


Tomato - 3.[banglore tomato, it won't have sour taste ]
onion - 1.
red chillies -6
cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
coriander leaves - handful of coriander leaves.
turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp.
curry leaves - 10.
salt - to taste.
garlic - 3
ginger - 1 inch 
oil  - to fry. 

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
curry leaves - 1 sprig.
hing - 1/8 tsp. 
oil - 1 tsp.

  • chop tomatoes and onions.
  • peel  the garlic.chop ginger into fine pieces.


Heat the oil, add cumin seeds, when it splutters add onions, ginger, garlic  saute for few minutes, till onions turns pink.
Add tomato,turmeric powder,coriander leaves,curry leaves,red chillies,salt.saute every thing till tomatoes  turns mushy.
Then grind the content with little water in a blender or mixie . Now  tomato kara chutney is ready.

Heat the oil, add mustard when it splutters, add urad dal, curry leaves, hing.When dal's turn golden brown colour pour it over the chutney.

It goes very well with idli/dosa. it is a very good combination for  rava dosa,Wheat dosa and pesarattu.

For more side dish visit:side  dish for idli/dosa