November 17, 2015

Tomato - Green Chilli Chutney

If you ask which is spicy , tasty and easiest chutney in Telugu Foods, being a chutney lover I firmly say it's TOMATO - GREEN CHILLI CHUTNEY !!! without any hesitation. One of the easiest, and tastiest yummy yummy chutney in Andhra cuisine is Tomato Chutney. It's an apt combination for almost each and every South Indian dish you make like Rice, Idly, Dosa, Curd rice.

Everybody is busy today!!in this busiest life ,we don't find much free time. So in busy mornings this Tomato chutney is quite helpful for you with less ingredients.So easy and tasty too!! just with 3 ingredients !!! All you need is Tomato, green chilly and tamarind that's it !!! There are many versions with Tomato, this is Spicy & Chilli Version!!

Ingredients :
Tomato                                                                 :   5-6 medium size
Pachi mirapakayalu(Green Chillies)                      :   10
Chinthapandu(Tamarind )                                      :   lemon size
Kottimeera (Chopped Coriander)                           : 3-4 spoons 
Oil                                                                           : 2 spoons
Turmeric powder                                                    : pinch

For Tadka :
Minapappu(black gram dal)                                    :  2 spoons
Sanagapappu (Yellow splint lentils)                       :  2 spoons
Aavalu(mustard seeds)                                            : 1/4 spoon
Jeelakarra(Cumin)                                                   : 1/4 spoon
Oil                                                                            : 2 spoons



Method :

1. Wash and clean Tomatoes and Green chillies.

2. Shred Tomatoes, keep aside. Similarly break the green chillies into small pieces,keep aside

3. Heat a pan, add oil to it once heat add tomatoes and green chilli, lemon size of tamarind, salt and turmeric powder . Saute them covered for 10minutes,till tomatoes ooze it's water.

4. After 10minutes remove the lid and let it cool for some time.

5. Now grind the ingredients to make pachadi. Texture is your choice!! If you like fine paste then grind it into fine paste. Or else you can grind Kachapacha(coarsed). For grinding you can use mixer grinder or mortar and pestle. If you use Mortar and Pestle for grinding,it tastes super good,yummylicious!!!and best exercise too. But it all depends on your time !!

6. Do the tempering by adding all tadka ingredients under "for Tadka".

7. Now the spicy,tasty TOMATO CHUTNEY is ready. Enjoy with hot hot plain rice and ghee.

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Hi everyone !! My name is Nagasri. I am from Andhra but staying in Hyderabad, Telangana. I love both andhra and telangana foods. I love Cooking and eating too :).  I like to experiment different recipes.Have a look at my blog,try and enjoy!!! Don't forget to leave your valuable feedback at my blog. Other than cooking I love listening to music. Here I am sharing my experiences and experiments in cooking !!

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