May 06, 2020

Red Chutney for Idli

Perfect blend of Tomatoes with onion, garlic and red chillies gives the best combination for South Indian Idlis. Though a very simple one every ingredient and step of making this chutney is importnat to get the tasty and aromatic one..

  • Pre time: 05 mins
  • Cooking time: 10 mins
  • Making time: 03 mins
  • Serves: 4

Ingredients for making Red Chutney for Idli:

  • Well ripened and firm tomatoes of Normal size 3
  • Onions 2
  • Garlic Pods 5
  • Red chillies 3
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil 3 table spoons

For Sauteing

  • Gingelly Oil 1 table spoon
  • Mustard 1/2 teaspoon
  • Urad dal 1/4 teaspoon
  • Asafoetida powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves few

Method of making Red Chutney for Idli:
Chop the veggies and keep ready.

Heat a pan with oil
First fry onions and Garlic  till onions become light brown in colour with red chillies.

Add required salt.
Add tomatoes.
Keep the flame medium and keep cooking till they become soft. 

Switch off the stove.
Allow the stuff to cool down.
Grind in a mixer to paste.
Need not add water.
Transfer to a bowl.

Do the sauteing in gingelly oil and add to the chutney.