Tomato Chutney


Hello and welcome friends to my cozy corner once again. Today, I’m sharing a sweet and slightly tangy recipe of tomato chutney. It’s a great side dish to go with paranthas, pooris and a lunch platter consisting of rice, dal,potato-poppyseed curry(aloo posto). So let’s start with it—


  1. Tomato – 500 gms.
  2. Sugar – 200 gms.
  3. Salt – According to taste.
  4. Garam Masala – 1 tsp.
  5. Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp.
  6. Red Chilly Powder- 1 tsp.
  7. Asafoetida or Hing – A pinch.
  8. Five Spice -1 tsp.
  9. Raisins -2 tsp.
  10. Bay Leaf – 1.
  11. Peanuts(optional)-10-12.


Step 1

Wash, cut and keep the tomatoes aside.

Step 2

Take a wok and add 2 tbsp of vegetable oil and 1 bay leaf in it.  Add 1 tsp of five spice and a pinch of asafoetida. When it crackles add the chopped tomatoes and next salt, turmeric powder, red chilly powder and cover it. Let it cook.

Step 3 

When the tomatoes are half cooked, add the given amounts of sugar, garam masala and sprinkle some raisins.

Step 4 

Let the tomatoes and sugar get blended well and saute them for ten more minutes till all takes a saucy look.

Our tomato chutney is ready. It can be had with potato cutlets, stuffed paranthas, naan, bread rolls and the like.

Do try this recipe at home. Share your comments and feedback. Have a great week everybody and have fun. Till then healthy cooking, happy living!!!


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Hi! I am Abha Jha and I welcome you all heartily to my blog. Cooking has been my passion for the better part of my life. I was brought up knowing the traditional Indian style of cooking from my ancestral home. I wish to pass on this treasure trove of delightful, easy and yummy recipes to foodies and budding chefs alike. I also love experimenting with food and discovering world cuisine. I wish to keep discovering amazing new recipe's and showcasing them with the world.

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