No matter how good a dish is, a spicy/tangy/creamy dip or condiment has all the power to make it the best. Imagine eating pakode without green dhania chutney or idli without coconut chutney- sounds boring, right? We know the importance of a chutney and how it can really compliment your dish. This easy and quick tomato garlic chutney is spicy, tangy and so good, you might just end up eating it as it is.
Let's not waste any more time and dive right into this easy-peasy recipe.
1 medium onion (roughly chopped)
2 medium tomatoes (roughly chopped)
5 to 6 garlic cloves
Mustard seeds- 1tsp
Salt- to taste
Dried Red Chillies- 2 pcs or according to spice tolerance
5 to 6 curry leaves
Heat oil in a pan. Add peeled garlic cloves and red chillies and let them brown a little. Tassyam dried red chillies are handpicked and carefully selected and they have many health benefits as well like mitigating migraines, relieves joint pain and promoting a healthy heart.
Once browned, add the roughly chopped onions and allow them to turn slight pink.
Add in the roughly chopped tomatoes and salt according to your taste. You have to cook the tomatoes till they turn mushy. Once that is done, switch off the flame and let it cool for a bit. Grind the sautéed onions and tomatoes into a semi-fine paste. Transfer into a glass bowl.
In a smaller pan, heat some oil. Once the oil is hot enough, add mustard seeds and when they begin to pop, add the curry leaves. You can buy Tassyam black mustard seeds which are 100% natural, fresh and perfect for every time you want a tadka.
Switch off the flame and put this tempering on top of the grind paste.
Your tomato garlic chutney is ready. This chutney is going to compliment all your Indian dishes but we love it with South Indian dishes the most. You can try this healthy and easy Oats Paniyaram recipe that will go along with this chutney so much.