Tomato Chutney is a popular side-dish usually served with Idlis and dosas.The South Indians cannot do without these for idlis or dosas.Tomato is good for health and the chutney's main ingredient is tomato.


Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
Tomato - 1/4 Kg.
Oil - 2 tbsps.
Salt - 1/2 tsp.
Red Chillis powder - 1/2 tsp.
Asafoetida - a pinch


Step 1:First wash the tomatoes in the clean water.
Step 2:Chop the tomatoes into fine pieces.
Step 3:Add salt to the chopped tomatoes and grind it into a thick paste in a mixer-grinder.
Step 4:Heat in oil in a frying pan,and add the mustard seeds into the pan.
Step 5:Wait until it sputters.Then,add the grinded tomato paste into the pan.
Step 6:Fry the tomato paste in the pan for 15 minutes.
Step 7:Add the chilli powder to the pan,mix well .Wait until the tomato chutney thickens further.
Step 8:Add a pinch of asafoetida to the chutney and mix well,remove from heat.
Serve this for idli or dosa.