How to make Tomato-Onion Chutney -

Onions and tomatoes dry roasted with spices and ground to a paste.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Tomato (टमाटर), Onion (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Tomato-Onion Chutney

Tomato-Onion Chutney Recipe Card


This South Indian style chutney is perfect to eat with dosas, idlis and uttappams. Onions and tomatoes dry roasted with urad dal, spices and red chillies is ground to a coarse paste. The secret of this chutney is the fact that it is spiked with some sambhar powder. Quick delicious and multipurpose – it is a welcome change from a regular coconut chutney.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tomato-Onion Chutney Recipe

  • Tomato chopped 3

  • Onion chopped 2

  • Split black gram skinless (dhuli urad dal) 1 tablespoon

  • Dried red chillies 2-3

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Sambhar powder 1/2 teaspoon


Step 1

Heat a pan, add urad dal and roast till lightly browned. Add red chillies and onions and continue to roast. Add tomatoes, ginger, salt and red chilli powder and mix.

Step 2

Add sambhar powder and mix. Take it off the heat and set aside to cool. Grind to a fine paste. Serve with dosa or idli or uttappam.

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