Onion Tomato Chutney is a delicious spicy tangy South Indian chutney dip of onion, tomato, red chilies and coriander leaves. Significantly, It is an integral part of south Indian breakfast to go along with dosa, idli, uttapam, vada, upma, pesarattu, appam, paniyaram and pongal. Indeed, this tomato onion chutney pairs very well with chapathi and steamed rice as well. If you looking for dosa chutney without coconut or idli chutney without coconut, then it is a must try red chutney, you will go crazy over. While there are number of ways to make tomato onion chutney recipe, one way of making it is I am posting below. Here is how to make onion tomato chutneyrecipe at home.
The recipe calls for fewer ingredients giving irresistible outcome to enjoy with dosa, idli, chapathi, rice and so on. Primarily, we need good quality tomatoes and onions, which has to be roughly chopped. Then, we need dried whole red chilies, oil, coriander leaves and salt. Yes, these are the only ingredients we need to make tomato onion chutney. I have not temepered the chutney, but, you can surely opt to temper it with mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal and curry leaves. Again, I would say the same thing, tempering is not at all needed for this recipe. Trust my words and follow the recipe to the ‘T’ to make best onion tomato chutney recipe. Also, the chutney stays very well in a refrigerator, upto a week or freeze in portions upto 3 months.
Important Tip to make Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe:
In order to get the best result, always, select good firm, red, juicy ripe tomatoes for this recipe.
Secondly, red or brown onions are the best choice to go ahead with. However, you can use small shallots as well. But, please be sure to use equal measure of onion to tomato in weight.
Particularly, I use red Kashmiri chilies for the recipe. But, you can use any spicy variety chilies to make spicy onion tomato chutney recipe.
If you wish to, you may add tamarind for more tanginess. But, I would highly recommend to go ahead with what the recipe says below. Addition of tamarind will change the taste of chutney altogether. However, you may still go ahead and use it.
Onion Tomato Chutney or Tomato Onion Chutney is a delicious spicy tangy South Indian chutney dip of onion, tomato, red chilies and coriander leaves. Significantly, It is an integral part of south Indian breakfast to go along with dosa, idli, uttapam, vada, upma, pesarattu and pongal. Here is how to make onion tomato chutney recipe.
to prepare tomato onion chutney:
3 medium tomatoes, cut in cubes
3 medium onions, cut in cubes
5-6, dried red Kashmiri chilies
2 tablespoons, corinader leaves, roughly chopped or torn
Salt to taste
1 & 1/2 tablespoon, oil
how to make onion tomato chutney
To begin with, a pan, add tomatoes, onions, red chilies, and oil, mix well and place it on heat.
Now, cover and cook until tomatoes onions are soft and mashable, it will take 10-12 minutes
Once cooked well, cool it completely
Then, add the onion tomato mixture in the blender along with chilies, green coriander leaves and salt
Finally, blend it to fine paste.
Tomato onion chutney for dosa, idli, vada and uttapam is ready to serve.