Sweet Tomato Chutney Or Tamatar Ki Chutney

Tangy tomato or green chutney can serve as the perfect accompaniment to a variety of dishes. These chutneys are primarily ideal for the south Indian breakfast but their fame has spread across and loved by many.

Usually, the Sweet Tomato chutney is prepared from ripe tomatoes. However, the ingredients and spices vary depending on the regions. Some add onions to make it spice and acidic, while some add grated coconut to enhance the taste.

Also Check Out Our Other Chutney Recipe Mysore Chutney Recipe.

Making the Sweet Tomato chutney does not require any master culinary skills. You can do yourself easily. This simple recipe will help you do it with ease. Just follow the steps given and you will have the spicy and tangy sauce, prepared from tomatoes and spices, ready in no time.

Know the ingredients

Preparation time: 5-7 minutes

Cooking time: 12-13 minutes

Total time: 20 minutes

People served: 4 persons

Get through this list of ingredients which will go into the making of this delicious tomato chutney. Get them beforehand and gear up to make the spicy and tangy delight to enjoy.

For chutney

  • Large tomatoes (ripe) – 2
  • Garlic cloves – 2
  • Urad Daal – 1 tbsp
  • Chana Daal – 1 tsp
  • Methi or fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Oil – 2 tbsp
  • Kashmiri dried red chilli – 3
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Sugar – ½ tsp
  • Salt – As per taste

For tempering

  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad Daal – ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida or hing – one pinch
  • Curry leaves – 8 to 10

Here is the process

Preparing the chutney only needs you to follow these simple steps. We have provided step-by-step instructions to make it easy for you. 

  • For chutney
  • Heat oil in a large kadhai
  • Add urad daal, chana daal, methi and red chilli to the oil
  • Sauté them until the daal turns golden brown on a medium flame
  • Add garlic and stir it for few seconds and add chopped tomatoes to it and continue to sauté it
  • When the water evaporates and tomatoes size reduces, add turmeric, salt and sugar to it
  • Let the mixture cool down completely
  • Transfer the cooled mixture to a blender and blend it to make a smooth paste. Do not add water.
  • Transfer the blended mixture to a bowl and move on to prepare the tempering
  • For tempering

Once you are done with making the chutney, it is time to get the tempering prepared. Given below are the steps to make the tempering for the delicious tomato chutney which are as follows:

  • Take a small kadhai or tempering pan and heat some oil in it
  • Once the oil has heated up, add mustard seeds, urad daal, hing and curry leaves to it
  • Let it splutter for a while and pour it over the tomato chutney directly
Sweet Tomato Chutney

Your delicious and scrumptious Tamatar ki chutney is ready. Serve this deliciousness with parathas, dosa, idli or rice and enjoy.