South Indian Tomato Chutney Recipe by Shanthi Seshadari

Tomato Chutney Ingredients

Shanthi Seshadari shares her South Indian Tomato chutney recipe – This flavorful tangy, nutty & spicy tomato chutney can be served as a accompaniment for any snacks, idli, dosa, vada and even with bread.

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Ingredients of Tomato Chutney: 

1 tbsp of Cashew nuts
1 pinch of hing or asafetida
2 tbsp of oil
4 or 5 red chilies (Kashmiri)
Salt to taste
2 tomatoes
1 chopped onion

For Tempering: 

1 tbsp of oil
¼ tbsp of Mustard seeds
1 tsp of Urad Dal
1 red chili
1 bunch of Curry leaves


  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add red chiilies, one hing, cashew, onion, tomatoes. and curry leaves. Saute a few times until the stir-fry turns soft.
  2. Grind all of the ingredients. Add mustard and curry leaves on top of the chutney.
  3. Tomato chutney is ready to serve.
Tomato Chutney ready to eat
Tomato Chutney ready to eat