Tamatar ki Chutney or Tomato Chutney


Tamatar ki chutney is a delicious spicy side dish to the main meal. Made with tomatoes, onions and green chilies, it is cooked on a low flame for at least an hour where it reduces into delicious chunky chutney. Serve with daal chawal or paratha.


  • 2 – 3 tablespoon oil
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • ½ kg tomatoes, finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 3-4 green chili, sliced
  • Coriander, for garnish


  1. Heat oil. Add onions and fry while stirring constantly till light golden.
  2. Add tomatoes and spices (salt & red chilli pepper).
  3. Cook on low heat, stirring every few minutes till oil separates.
  4. Add green chillis and cook for 5 more minutes.
  5. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve slightly warm or room temperature.
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