Tomato Chutney (Thakkali Chutney)
Posted on January 3rd, 2008 in Chutney by

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  • Onion – 3
  • Tomato – 2
  • Red chilies – 3
  • Garlic – 3 pieces
  • Coriander leaves – two strings
  • Hing (Perungayam) – a pinch
  • Mustard and urad dhal – 1 tspn
  • Curry leaves – a string
  • Oil and Salt – As required


  1. Heat Oil in a pan. Add Red chilies, Onion and Garlic, fry till it turns into golden brown.
  2. Then add Tomatoes and fry till it becomes soft.
  3. Once it cools off, grind all the fried items with Coriander leaves, Hing, Salt in blender.
  4. Heat 2 or 3 tspns of Oil. Add Mustard and Urad dhal. Once it splutters add Curry leaves and the ground mix, fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Now the tomato chutney is ready.

Goes well with: Idly or Dosa.

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  1. on May 30th, 2008 at 6:00 am

    [...] following bottle gourd chutney recipe is prepared using the same pattern as we used in Tomato chutney. You can replace the bottle gourd with any kind of gourd or squash family [...]

  2. suja said,

    on November 30th, 2008 at 3:44 pm

    This tomato chutney is very nice i tried it out

  3. rubysantra said,

    on March 27th, 2009 at 5:34 pm

    hello…i tried this…it’s very easy recipe..very tasty…my hus liked this very much..thanks

  4. princy said,

    on April 2nd, 2009 at 7:34 am

    hi i love variety of cooking yes really its tasty thanks a lot for this

  5. khushi happy said,

    on August 7th, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    This receipe is very very easy and very yummy also…..hmmmmmmm,,, i liked it very much and i m sure everyone will like it….. all the best

  6. mansha said,

    on November 20th, 2009 at 11:41 am

    i m going to try.i hope it will be yammy…………….

  7. Rakhi said,

    on November 24th, 2009 at 8:38 pm

    Hiiii…….I tried this receipe…..its really tasty and easy to make….

  8. jessie said,

    on March 27th, 2010 at 5:54 pm

    wow very stickk nice to eat

  9. himanshu said,

    on April 17th, 2010 at 10:39 am

    i tried this receipe it is so easy and tasty i liked it so much
    thanks for this…….receipe

  10. Durai said,

    on June 9th, 2010 at 10:49 am

    The receipe is very nice, easy to make and very useful . Thanks

  11. Renu said,

    on September 22nd, 2010 at 4:56 pm

    Having thosai with tomato Chutney is my all time favourite…Since staying abroad I have difficulty finding ´Hing`…will it still taste good without ´Hing´ ?

  12. umskoms said,

    on September 23rd, 2010 at 7:27 am


    I think you can find Hing from indian grocery stores. If not, You can make this chutney without hing too.

  13. Theerthana said,

    on June 28th, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    it is very yummyyyyyyyyy, my hubby loved it with dal dosa

  14. Anusha said,

    on September 9th, 2011 at 10:10 pm

    this curry is superb

  15. priyal said,

    on October 23rd, 2011 at 10:31 am

    i like it veryyyyyyyyyyyyyy much

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  17. Anitha said,

    on January 9th, 2013 at 5:13 pm

    hi i am going to try let me see

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