Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe
Onion Tomato Chutney
South Indian breakfast is really incomplete without chutney. South people prepare wide variety of chutneys with almost any vegetables and onion tomato chutney is one of them.
Onion tomato chutney is a basic condiment made using onions, tomatoes, red chilies and salt. Very easy to prepare and tastes really yummy and delicious. This can be made in different ways to suite your taste and liking. This is no coconut chutney. Great side dish for idli, dosa, uttappam and even rice. Lip smacking dish which is dairy free, gluten free, nut free and vegan.
Onion gives mild sweetness to this chutney and it balances the tangy taste of tomatoes. Red chilies gives bright color to the chutney.
- 1 medium sized onion, peeled and roughly chopped
- 1 medium sized tomato, roughly chopped
- 1-2 teaspoons mustard oil, or you can use any other oil
- 1-2 red chilies, adjust according to your spice level
- salt according to taste
- 2-3 teaspoons water, or as required
- Roughly chop onion and tomatoes into medium sized cubes. Keep aside.
- In a pan heat mustard oil (or you can use any other oil).
- To this hot oil add red chilies, fry in low flame till it turns dark in color.
- Now add chopped onion and saute till light brown.
- Add chopped tomato, stir and saute for 1-2 minutes.
- Now add salt as per taste. Mix and cook till the mixture turns soft and cooked completely. The rawness of the tomato should go away.
- Switch off the flame and allow the mixture to cool down.
- Take this mixture in a mixer blender and grind till smooth. Add little water only if required. You can add more salt if required.
- Serve this chutney with idli, dosa, uttappam or rice.
How to make Onion Tomato Chutney
More about the recipe
- You can easily change the taste of this chutney just by altering the proportions of onion, tomato and red chilies.
- You can temper the chutney towards the end, but it tastes good even without tempering.
- Cook tomatoes properly. Otherwise you will get the raw aroma of tomatoes in your chutney.
- You can replace onions with shallots or sambar onions.
- If you want more hot chutney, you can add green chilies too.
- You can add garlic which gives nice and unique aroma.
- Color of the chutney depends on the type and number of red chilies used.
- Preferably use ripe and juicy tomatoes for this chutney.
- If you want more tangy chutney, add little tamarind.
|Serving size: 1|
|Calories from Fat||18|
|% Daily Value *|
|Fat 2 g||3%|
|Carbohydrates 14 g||5%|
|Sugar 5 g|
|Fiber 2 g||8%|
|Protein 2 g||4%|
|Sodium 9 mg|
|* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.|