Spicy and tangy tomato chutney


This delicious tomato chutney is a humble yet fabulous side dish with hot rice. Here is the very simple recipe of tomato chutney.


15 shallots (sliced)

1 tomato (diced)

4 cloves garlic

4 red chillies

1 small piece tamarind

A pinch of asafoetida powder

Salt as required



Heat 2 ½ tbsp oil in a pan and sauté the tomato

Add the garlic and sauté

Transfer them into another plate

Fry the red chillies in the same oil

Keep it aside

Now sauté the shallots until brown in colour

Into it add the tamarind

Mix well and turn off the flame

Crush the sautéed red chillies with salt

Add the tomato and garlic and crush

Transfer these into another plate

Now crush the shallots and tamarind

Mix this with the previously crushed chilli, tomato and garlic mixture

Into it add a pinch of asafoetida and salt as well

Mix well

Add 1 tsp fresh coconut oil into the chutney

Give everything a good mix.  

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