Friday, 19 March 2021

Tomato Chutney Recipe/Thakkali Chutney Recipe/No Onion Thakkali Chutney/Thakkali Chutney with step by step photos

 Tomato Chutney is a very popular and common accompaniment served along with Idlis, Dosas, Kuzhi paniyaram etc. This is a delectable and tempting Chutney that is made with out onions. Do try out this unique, tangy & spicy chutney that can be made in a jiffy. Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delectable Chutney Varieties/Chutney Vagaigal/Thuvaiyal Varieties here.

Here’s how to make Tomato Chutney with step by step photos…




Urad Dal/Split Urad Dal

2.5 tsp

Dry Red Chillies


Garlic Cloves [optional]



1 “ finely chopped

Curry Leaves



As needed


2 tsp

For Tempering


2 tsp

Mustard Seeds/Kadugu

½ tsp

Cumin Seeds/Jeeragam

½ tsp

Urad dal/Split Urad Dal

½ tsp

Curry Leaves


Preparation Time: 10 minutes                      Recipe Category: Side Dish/Breakfast

Cooking Time: 12-15 minutes                         Recipe Cuisine: South Indian

Author: Priya Anandakumar


Heat 2 tsp of oil in a pan, add split urad dal/urad dal and fry until the colour starts to change.

Add the dry red chillies, curry leaves and sauté well.

Add garlic cloves and saute until the raw smell starts to vanish.

At this stage add ginger pieces and saute well.

Now add the chopped tomatoes , salt and saute really well until they turn mushy for about 6-7 minutes and switch off the stove.

Let it cool down completely. Add the sautéed tomatoes to the mixer and grind it to fine paste.

Transfer the ground tomato chutney to a bowl.

Heat 2 tsp of oil, splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and saute for few seconds and switch off the stove.

Transfer the tempering to the Tomato Chutney.

Delicious and tempting Tomato Chutney is ready to be enjoyed. Serve it with steam cooked idlis, dosas etc.

Meanwhile do check out other interesting and delectable Chutney Varieties/Chutney Vagaigal/Thuvaiyal Varieties here.

Thank you all for visiting my space, please come back again for more tempting and delicious Chutney Varieties/Thuvaiyal varieties from my kitchen.

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