May 15, 2015

Tomato and Flaxseed Chutney Recipe


This chutney is one of my latest discovery. I bought few packets of flaxseed from my super market and have been looking for recipes to include it. Whenever we make chutney, we either add some chana dal or coconut for the thickness in it, so this time i thought of using flaxseeds in them which gives the thickness automatically..



Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..


Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 2 to 3

Ingredients:

Oil - 1 tsp
Garlic - 4 cloves
Dry Red Chilli - 2 to 3
Tomatoes - 1 large chopped
Flaxseeds - 2 tblspn
Salt to taste
Tamarind pulp - 1 tsp

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp

Method:

Heat 1 tsp oil in a kadai. Add in garlic, chillies, flax seed and saute till golden. Remove it to a blender.

In the same kadai, add in tomatoes and cook till it is cooked. Remove it to the same blender,

Add in salt, tamarind into that. Puree till smooth.

Transfer this to a bowl.

Heat 1 tblspn oil in a kadai, add in mustard and let them pop.

Pour this over the chutney and mix well.

Serve

Pictorial:
Take all your ingredients


Heat oil in a kadai


Add in garlic, chillies and flaxseeds


saute them for 2 to 3 mins till it turns golden


Remove them to a blender jar


In the same pan


add in tomatoes


cook till raw smell leaves from it


Now add this to the blender jar as well


Add in salt to taste


and a little tamarind


Puree it smoothly, add water as needed


Remove this to a bowl


Heat oil for seasoning
Add in some mustard seeds and let them pop


pour this over the chutney


mix well


Serve

6 comments:

  1. Can sunflower seeds be used in place of flax seeds?

    ReplyDelete
  2. Aarthi,
    Am gonna try this recipe today. Just curious to learn the reason behind using flax seeds. Will try it and let you know how it came out.
    Thanks for the recipe.
    :))
    Sheba

    ReplyDelete
  3. I tried this recipe and trying your other south indian recipes for over 6 months. Thank you for your simple recipes and picture presentations. It was very helpful and am recommending your site to my friends too.
    Santha

    ReplyDelete
  4. I've been looking for a way to include flax seeds in my diet.. your post is of great help..thank you!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Thanks for teaching me to use flaxseed in Indian cooking..

    ReplyDelete

You are really kind hearted, who came to leave comments for me. Each of your comments are really valuable for me. This keeps me cooking a lot..Thank you so much..

Please think twice before leaving Harsh & Rude comments. It hurts me a lot. All those comments will be deleted.

Thanks for understanding..

LinkWithin

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...