May 1, 2013

Pudina-Tomato-Onion Chutney

"Pudina-Tomato-Onion Chutney" is a spicy dip made from mint (pudina), tomato and onions. This recipe is extremely flavorful and can be served in small quantities with idly, dosa, pratha, or chapathi.


Small bunch of Mint | Pudina
1 Onion, diced
2 sprigs Green Onions (optional)
1 Tomato, diced
3 Green chilies
2 Cloves of Garlic
4 tsp Grated coconut
1 Tsp Oil

For Seasoning
1 tsp Oil
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 sprig of Curry leaves


  • Heat oil in a pan, add garlic and green chilies. Saute for a minute
  • Add onions and green onions. Saute until it turns brown

  • Add tomatoes and saute until it cooks completely
  • Add pudina (mint) and saute until it reduces in size
  • Cool the onion-tomato-pudina mixture. In a blender, grind it with coconut and adjust salt as per taste.
  • In the same pan, heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Pour chutney and stir for a minute

  • Serve with paratha , idly, dosa, chapathi or roti
  • You can avoid seasoning. This is only optional step. Additionally you can also delete coconut in this recipe if you are calorie conscious 
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