Feb 1, 2014

Tomato Kara Chutney / Thakkali Kara Chutney / Spicy Tomato Chutney / Tomato Garlic Chutney / Thakkali Pondu Chutney


I have made this chutney for so many times than i can imagine. It is one of my family's all time favorite, even today morning i made this. Then i realised that i haven't posted it yet in my blog. I made it took pictures months back, but it somehow stayed back in my drafts. Now i took it out and revealing it to you. If you try it once, i am sure you would keep on making it again and again.


Mean time check out my other chutney recipes..And tomorrows post is going to be a spicy chutney.



Preparation Time : 10 mins
Cooking Time  : 15 mins
Serves : 3 to 4

Ingredients:


Oil - 2 tblspn
Dry Red Chilli - 4 to 5
Garlic - 15 cloves
Tomatoes - 3 large chopped
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Tamarind Pulp - 1 tsp

For Tempering:
Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig

Method:

Heat oil in a kadai. Fry dry red chilli till golden. Remove to a plate. In the same oil, fry garlic cloves tll golden and remove it to the same plate.

Now in the same oil add the tomatoes and cook till it turn completely mushy. Add in salt and sugar and mix well.

Now take garlic, chilli, tomatoes and tamarind in a blender and make into a smooth paste. Add water if needed.

Transfer this to a bowl.

Now make tempering. Heat oil in a kadai. Add in mustard and urad dal. Let it sizzle for a 30 seconds. Now add in curry leaves and fry it for 30 sec.

Pour this over the chutney and mix well.

Serve this with idly or dosa.

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Heat oil in a kadai


Add in whole dry red chillies


Fry till golden


Remove to a plate


Then add in garlic and fry them


Once they turn golden


remove them to a plate


Add in chopped tomatoes


Saute them for a while


Cook till they turn mushy and cooked


Add in salt and sugar


Mix them around


In a blender add in garlic and chillies


Add in tomatoes


Add a touch of tamarind


Blend them up


Transfer it to a bowl


Now make tempering


Pour it over the chutney


Mix them up


Serve

8 comments:

  1. The kara tomato chutney looks very inviting. Thnks for sharing this recipe...

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  2. Delicious and tasty looking chutney. Excellent preparation.
    Deepa

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  3. Que buena pinta tiene este chutney calentito debe ser una gozada comerlo,abrazos.

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  4. hello aarthi....when did u add the tamarindin this recipe???

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  5. Tried this chutney today it was amazing!

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  6. Tried today.. Its awesome with vendiya idli...

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