Tomato-Garlic Chutney/How To Make Tomato-Garlic Chutney


Chutneys are the best accompaniments to the Indian cuisine and when we talk about South Indian cuisine, their delicacies taste divine with a large variety of chutneys like coconut chutney    peanut chutney    coriander-peanut chutney and onion-tomato chutney

Today I am sharing an amazing Tomato-Garlic chutney. This chutney goes very well with dosas and idlis. Yesterday when I planned to cook Kanchipuram Idlis,  I made this chutney which took the taste of Kanchipuram idlis to another level. Hope you too will give a try to this tasty side dish


Prep time – 2 minutes
Cooking time – 10-12 min
Cuisine – South India
Type – Side dish/chutneys
Author – Bharti Dhawan


•  Tomatoes (chopped coarsely) –  4-5 nos
•  Red dry chilly – 2-3 or to taste
•  Garlic cloves – 4-5 nos
•  Chana dal – 1 tsp
•  Urad dal – 1 tsp
•  Salt to taste
•  Water – as required to ease the blending
•  Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
•  Asafoetida/heeng powder
•  Curry leaves


1- In a pan add oil when heated, add mustard seeds, Chana dal, urad dal. When fried add red chillies followed by garlic cloves and curry leaves.fry them a little

2- Time to add chopped tomatoes and salt. Cook them until become mushy. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. In a blender add the mixture, little water and make into a fine paste ..transfer the chutney to a separate bowl