Sunday, November 30, 2008

Tomato Chutney

This chutney goes well with all kinds of dosas, but the best with Mushti Dosa.
For Frying :
Oil - 1 tsp
cinnamon - 1" long
clove - 2

Aniseed/saunf - 1/2 tsp
whole red chilli - 4
Onion - 1, chopped
garlic - 2 cloves, peeled and chopped
ginger - 1/2" scraped and chopped
Tomato - 1 big, chopped
salt to taste

oil - 1 tsp
mustard seeds - 1 tsp
curry leaves - 4 leaves

coconut - 2 tbsp
roasted chana dal- 1 tbsp (huri kadle/kadle pappu)

Heat oil in a pan, add clove, cinnamon, saunf, red chilli and fry for a minute, now add chopped onions, garlic and ginger and fry till brown. Add tomatoes and cook till nice and soft. let it cool.
Grind to a smooth paste along with coconut, roasted chana dal and salt. For seasoning, heat oil add mustard seeds, let it splutter add curry leaves. Pour this seasoning to the tomato mix. Tomato chutney is now ready.

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