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Tomato mint chutney

Tomato mint chutney goes well with any kind of breakfasts. The tangy tomatoes combined with the fragrant mint makes the morning breakfast yummy and refreshing.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Serves: 2-4

As of Indians we are on constant search of easy chutney recipes that suits our busy morning and the hot summer. The usage of mint in the Tomato mint chutney also helps in digestion & beats bad breath in the morning. This chutney recipe was a pass down from kittyma. This tomato mint chutney stays good for a day even without refrigeration, thus makes it suitable for travel food as well.
It goes well with idlies, appams, dosas ect.

Watch the video recipe here

Ingredients Required:

Tomato 1 medium
Onion 1 small
Dry red chilies 2-4
Tamarind Small 1 inch piece
Green Chutney/Mint leaves 2 tsp/ tightly packed 1/4 cup
Salt To taste
Oil 2 tsp


Oil 2 tsp
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Hing pinch


1. Heat oil in a pan and add the tempering ingredients like mustard seeds, cumin seeds & hing.

2. Once the seeds pop transfer it to a bowl.

3. In the same pan add oil and sauté chilies, tamarind, onion, tomato for 5 minutes or until tomato turns mushy.

4. Allow the mixture to cool completely.

5. Grind the mixture along with fresh coriander and salt.

Ready to serve with any hot idles or breakfast recipes.

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Posted by Surekha on Sept. 4, 2018, 9:30 a.m.

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