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Easy Carrot and Tomato Chutney- South Indian Chutney recipe

South Indian style chutney made with carrots and tomatoes, perfect for uthappam, dosa, idli or rice…

My most favorite chutney is Tomato chutney, and I need this along with dosa, idli or uthappam. I tweaked tomato chutney recipe and added carrot along with tomatoes. Turned out delicious.

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Easy Carrot and Tomato Chutney- South Indian Chutney recipe
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian
  • Small onion, chopped- 10
  • Tomatoes, chopped- 4
  • Carrot, chopped- 2
  • Garlic, minced- 2 cloves
  • Cumin seeds- 1 tsp
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp to 1 tsp
  • Salt- ¾ to 1 tsp
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Tamarind, fresh- 2-inch slice soaked in ½ cup water
[b]For Tempering/b]
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Dried Red whole chili - 2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  1. Place a saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add 1 tbsp oil.
  3. To the oil, add small onions; season with ½ tsp salt.
  4. Saute for a minute.
  5. Add chopped garlic, saute for a minute.
  6. Add tomatoes, carrot, cumin seed, and chili powder.
  7. Cook covered for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove the saucepan from the heat, let cool down.
  9. Grind the mixture in a blender along with ½ cup water till smooth.
  10. Place a saucepan over medium heat.
  11. Add 1 tbsp oil, let turn hot.
  12. Add mustard seeds, let splutter.
  13. Add dried red chilies and curry leaves.
  14. Add pureed tomato/carrot mixture. If the mixture is thick, add ½ cup water to thin down.
  15. Add ½ salt or more if required.
  16. Cook covered for 3 minutes.
  17. Remove the pan from the heat.
  18. Pour into a bowl, serve along with dosa, idli, uthappam etc.




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