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Tomato Kaju Chutney
(Spicy Chutney)


Contributed by:
Anupriya Sinha
Anupriya Sinha, Housewife

Tomato Kaju Chutney


Tomato 250 gm (washed and cubed)
Kaju (cashewnuts) 1 tbsp (chopped)
Ginger 1 piece (chopped)
Garlic 4-5 large cloves(chopped)
Green chilli 2-3 (chopped)
Tamarind pulp 1 tbsp
Oil 3 tsp
Mustard seeds tsp
Chana daal 1 tbsp
Urad daal 1 tbsp
Dry red chilli 2
Salt as per taste
Curry leaves 2 sprigs

Method of Preparation

1. Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan and add half the mustard seeds. Let crackle.
2. Add tbsp each of the daals and fry till they redden.
3. Add kaju and fry till lightly browned.
4. Add 1 sprig of curry leaves and fry.
5. Add tomato, green chillies, ginger, garlic and salt, and saute till tomato softens and
    ginger-garlic gives out the aroma.
6. Add tamarind pulp and saute.
7. Remove from heat and let cool.
8. Grind this in a mixer to a smooth paste. Add a little water to get the desired consistency
    of chutney.
9. Now heat 1 tsp of oil in another pan. Add remaining mustard seeds and let crackle.
10. Add the remaining daals and fry till they redden.
11. Add red chilli and fry.
12. Add curry leaves and fry.
13. Add this seasoned oil to the chutney.
14. Mix well and serve with pakoras, idli, dosa etc.

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