Onion Tomato Chutney

Onion Tomato Chutney is one of the most common chutney variety most of us make for breakfast! This onion-tomato has the spice and tangy flavor balanced well. The addition of garlic is optional but it adds a nice flavor to the chutney. Relish Onion Tomato chutney with Idli/dosa/uttapam!


  • 2 Onion Medium Size
  • 1 Tomato Big Size
  • 6-8 Red Chili
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Gooseberry Size Tamarind
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Oil


  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Few Curry leaves


  • Heat a tawa, add oil and when the oil is hot, add red chillies and tamarind and saute them for a minute. Take them in the mixer.
  • Add the chopped onions and garlic clovers to the pan along with a pinch of salt and saute them for 2 minutes. Then add chopped tomatoes and saute them for another 5 minutes in medium flame. 
  • Then switch off the flame and allow them to cool off. Then take the sautéed ingredients to the mixer and add salt and grind it to a nice paste.
  • Heat another pan, and add oil. Add the mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add curry leaves, and remove from flame.
  • Add the tempered ingredients to the ground chutney and mix well.

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