Chettinad Tomato Chutney
Source :Veg Concoctions
1 medium Onion roughly chopped
2 Medium Tomato roughly chopped
1 inch Ginger
1 tbsp Coriander leaves roughly chopped
1 tbsp Mint leaves
1/8 tsp ground Turmeric
2 Green chillies
3 tsp Chana dal
1 tsp Urad dhal
1/ 2tsp Mustard seeds
3 to 4 Red chillies
1 tbsp Oil
Salt(as per taste)
1.Heat a pan,add oil and once its hot add the Red Chillies,mustard,channa dhal,urad dhal and saute until the lentils turn golden brown.
2.Now,add the onion,mint,ginger,coriander leaves,green chilli,turmeric powder and saute until the onion turns translucent.
3.Add the tomato and saute until mushy.Once done,switch off the flame and allow it to cool.Add salt and grind it coarse.
4.Serve it with hot idli,dosas.
I added even more redchillies than the original recipe(as I purposefully wanted them to be spicy).The chillies I used ,are REAL spicy ones and the chutney was in turn very spicy.Adjust the chillies according to your taste buds.