Saturday 21 November 2015

Brinjal Tomato Chutney/Kathrikkai Thakkali Chutney

Each day preparing different types of side dish for idlis and dosas is a challenge for many. Now try this brinjal tomato chutney which is interesting to prepare and an addictive side dish. If you usually eat two dosas, this chutney will make you eat one more. This is another smart way to make your kids also eat brinjals. Do try it out friends and post your comments. Also do not forget to check out other interesting and delectable Chutney and Thogaiyal varieties here.

Here's how to make Brinjal Tomato Chutney with step by step photos...

Brinjals [small country varieties]
¼ kg
1 big [chopped]
4-5 [chopped]
Green Chillies
5 sliced
Coriander Leaves
One handful or half bunch
As needed
2-3 tsp

For Tempering

1 tsp
Mustard Seeds
¼ tsp
Cumin Seeds
¼ tsp
Urad dal
½ tsp
Preparation Time: 10 minutes                 
Cooking & Grinding: 20 minutes 
Serves: 4-5


Wash the brinjals thoroughly with water. Cut the brinjals to small pieces and keep it immersed in water to prevent browning.

Heat oil in a kadai, add onions and saute for about a minute.

Add the chopped brinjals and fry really well. Saute the brinjals well until they change colour and cooks really well.

Now add the tomatoes, green chillies and saute until they turn mushy.

Finally add the washed and chopped coriander leaves and saute for few more minutes and switch off the stove.

Let the sautéed vegetables cool down, then grind it in the mixer coarsely.

Heat oil in a kadai, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, add urad dal and fry for about a minute, then add it to the brinjal tomato chutney.

Delicious, tangy and lovely Brinjal Tomato Chutney is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it as side dish for idlis, dosas or paniyarams. Spread it on chapatis or rotis to make rolls.

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