June 27, 2013

Thakali Kothamali Chutney / Tomato Cilantro Chutney

Everyone looks for simple sidedishes for dosa or idli..Often we will make coconut chutney,onion chutney and so on..If you want to indulge in a special one then make this and have.

I love the combination of tomato and cilantro packed together in one delicious dish..I want everyone to give it a try...I hope you will..

Tomato-4 large chopped
Onion-1 chopped
Dry Red chilli-4
Cilantro / Coriander leaves-2 cups
Tamarind-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar-1 tsp
Oil-1 tblspn

For Seasoning / Tempering:

Oil-1 tblspn
Mustard seeds / Kaduku-1 tsp
Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tsp
Channa Dal / Kadala Paruppu-1 tsp
Urad dal / Ulundam paruppu-1 tsp
Asafoetida / Kaya podi / Hing- ¼ tsp
Dry red chilli-1
Curry leaves-1 spring


Heat oil in a kadai..Add in cumin seeds and dry red chillies..Fry them for 1 min.

Add in onions,tomatoes,tamarind,salt and sugar..Cook this for 5 mins.

Add in chopped cilantro and mix well.Let this cool down.

Blend it into a smooth paste..Set this aside for a moment.

Now make tempering by heating oil and crackling mustard and cumin..Add in urad dal,channa dal,dry red chilli,hing and curry leaves..

Now pour the blended chutney in this and mix well.

Serve hot with idli or dosa..

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