Tomato Chutney (Thakkali Chutney)



  • Onion – 3
  • Tomato – 2
  • Red chilies – 3
  • Garlic – 3 pieces
  • Coriander leaves – two strings
  • Hing (Perungayam) – a pinch
  • Mustard and urad dhal – 1 tspn
  • Curry leaves – a string
  • Oil and Salt – As required


  1. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Red chilies, Onion and Garlic, fry till it turns into golden brown.
  2. Then add Tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft.
  3. Once it cools off, grind all the fried items with Coriander leaves, Hing, Salt in blender.
  4. Heat 2 or 3 tspns of Oil. Add Mustard and Urad dhal. Once it splutters add Curry leaves and the ground mix, fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Now the tomato chutney is ready.

Goes well with: Idly or Dosa.

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