Onion Tomato Chutney

onion tomato chutney

Prep time – under 15 minutes
Cook time – under 15 minutes
Serves -4


  • Tomatoes – 6 (chopped into medium size)
  • Onions – 4 (chopped into medium size)
  • Red chillies – 6
  • Oil – 4 tbsp

For the seasoning

  • Mustard seeds – 1and1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – a few


  1. Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan, saute red chillies for a few seconds and remove it from the pan.
  2. In the same pan, add onions and saute until onions are slightly brown.
  3. Now add tomatoes and cook until tomatoes become slightly mushy and let it cool.
  4. Once the mixture cools, grind it along with red chillies and salt as per required.(Do not grind to a smooth paste)
  5. Heat 2 tbsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal and curry leaves.
  6. Once dal turns golden brown, add the ground chutney to it and cook until oil separates and your chutney is ready to serve.
  7. Serve hot with dosa, idli, chapati, sandwich, upma, adai,etc.

Note: – You can store this chutney in the refrigerator for about 2 or 3 days.

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