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Nov 22, 2006

Tomato Mint Chutney


Ripe Tomatoes – 5
A small bunch of Mint leaves
Cumin – 1 ½ teaspoon
Mustard Seeds – ½ teaspoon
Urud Dal – 1 tablespoon
Turmeric Powder
Red Chilli Powder
Oil – 1 tablespoon


Chop Tomatoes finely.

Heat oil in a Kadai and add mustard seeds, when it sputters, add Cumin and Urud Dal. Then add the chopped Tomatoes. Fry until the Tomatoes are cooked. When it is boiling, add Turmeric Powder, Asafoetida, Red Chilli Powder and Salt. Fry for sometime and let the spices blend well with the Tomatoes. Now, add the Mint leaves and fry for a couple of minutes. Turn off the heat completely. Let the content Cool. Grind it to a smooth paste. Do not add water. Tasty Chutney is ready for Dosa or Idli.


Vani said...

Tomato and mint..hmmm... Must be a lovely combination, making for a yummy chutney!

Jayashree said...

Iam always on the look out for different versions of chutney. Will try yours soon.

TNL said...

what a great combo of Mint and tomato! Your idlis look wonderfully smooth!


Mythreyee said...


Thanks a lot. Yes, its a rare and healthy combo. Tastes really good.

FH said...

I am drooling here! Everything is closed at the beach today and we got some Paninis to eat.Idlis and Dosas are killing me,Mytreye:))

USHA said...


Hmmmm....good combination of Mint with tomato!

Pictures are v.tempting after seeing that idlies with chutney in bowl....

Sia said...

hi mythreeye,
tomato and mint combo... really a deadly combination:) never tried this before... i wonder how it will be... i guess i just have to give a try to know that;)

Mythreyee said...

Asha: Hmm.. you should have dropped by at my place before heading home. So, how was your "thanks-giving sale shopping today?

Usha: ya, good combo. thanks a lot.

Sia: Try this recipe. If you want more quantity, try adding onions. First saute the onions, then tomatoes..... thanks a lot.

Sia said...

oh..tomato+onion+mint... wow... thanks dear:)

Sangeeta said...

Hi Mythreyee,

I made this Chutney today - tasted awesome. It was an instant hit in my house :) Thanks so much for the recipe

Mythreyee said...

Your welcome sangngeeta and nice of you to post your feedback. thanks.

Seema Bhat said...

wow this chutney looks different ..i was kind of tired with the normal coconut chutney that i make ..will try it out tomorrow for sure and let you know
thanks for sharing buddy

kevinz mom said...

Very tasty chutney. I had it today for dinner. Thanks for the recipe.