The tomato chutney is a specialty of the Andhra cuisine. It goes best with steam rice & ghee. Here’s how the tomato chutney is prepared:
7-8 big tomatoes
5-6 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon jeera
½ teaspoons turmeric powder
½ teaspoon coriander powder
Salt to taste
Step 1: Take 4-5 teaspoons in a kettle and add medium size chopped tomato. Cook for 10-15 minutes in low flame and stir in between. After the tomato is cooked, spread it on a plate and let it cool down.
Step 2: Grind all the above mentioned ingredients along with the tomatoes cooked & cooled down in step 1. Finally add takda of 2-3 teaspoons of cooking oil, mustard seeds, jeera seeds & curry leaves to the chutney.
Andhra special tomato chutney is ready to serve.
Tip – Make sure the tomatoes are red & ripe soft. The chutney is meant to be pungent however you can regulate the quantity of chillies as per your taste.