Tomato Onion Chutney With Lentils

I can never get bored with tomato chutney and you can see many variations of it in my blog.Here is another to add to the list.

You need:

Onion-2, roughly chopped

Tomato-1 ,roughly chopped

Gram dhal-2 teaspoons

Urad dhal-1 teaspoon

Red chillies-3

Oil-2 teaspoons

Salt to taste


Oil - 1 teaspoon

Mustard-1/2 a teaspoon

Jeera-1/2 a teaspoon

Asafoetida- a pinch

Curry leaves - a few

Heat 1/2 a teaspoon oil and put in gram dhal and urad dhal and fry till golden brown.Remove from pan and keep aside.

Heat the remaining oil and put in tomato, onion and red chillies and cook till the onions turn soft and tomatoes are mushy.Cool.

Grind the dhal first and then put in the tomato onion mixture .Grind using a little water to a coarse paste.
Remove into a bowl.

Heat oil for seasoning and put in mustard,jeera and asafoetida powder,curry leaves.

When the mustard crackle and curry leaves turn crisp,pour over the chutney and serve with idli or dosa.

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Tomato chutney with a twist

Tomato gravy

No grind tomato onion chutney

Yumm tomato onion chutney

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