Red Chili Tomato Chutney Recipe

Red Chili Tomato Chutney RecipeRed Chili Tomato Chutney Recipe Usually idlis are eaten with the green coconut chutney and sambar combination. If you are bored with eating idlis with this same combination you can try this delicious red tomato chutney to go along with it or you can prepare this simple chutney recipe to replace the green chutney and the sambar altogether.
This is very simple to prepare in less amount of time as compared to the green coconut chutney and sambar put together.

  • Tomatoes - 2 large chopped
  • Onion - 1/2 medium sized
  • Green Chilli - 4 nos
  • Red Chilli powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Cumin seeds(Jeera) - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic cloves - 3 nos
  • Ginger - 1/4 inch piece
  • Asafoetida (Hing) - 1 pinch
  • Coriander or Cilantro - 1 tbsp finely chopped
  • Oil - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard - 1/4 tsp
  • Dry Red Chilli - 2 nos
  • Curry Leaves - 5-6 nos
  • Salt to taste
1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel on medium heat. Add jeera, hing, tomato, onion, green chilli and garlic cloves.
2. Saute for 10-15 minutes.
3. Then allow the mixture to cool down.
4. Add chopped coriander, ginger, chilli powder and salt.
5. Grind all these in a mixer or grinder to a semi-liquid (chutney) consistently. You can add water during this process accordingly to get whatever consistency you desire.
6. For tadka, heat the oil in a pan. Add mustard and when it begins to crackle add red chilli and curry leaves.
7. After a couple of minutes add the tadka to the chutney.

Now the Tomato Chutney is ready to be served with steaming hot idlis.


  • archana said:  

    Today i made idly with your red chutney the combination very good.. thankx for your recipe..

  • anjali said:  

    Salt is missing

  • Bharathi said:  

    I had mentioned salt in step 4 but it was missing in the ingredients list. Thanks Anjali for pointing it out. I have added it to the ingredients list.

  • Ligi Pramesh said:  

    How to make rava idli?

  • Sur said:  

    great recipe and amazing outcome!! thanks a lot..

  • red chutney said:  

    we make this at home but the color is a bit more reddish, maybe coz of the chilli powder we use

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