Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Tomato Sesame Chutney

Tomato 2
Sesame seeds 5 tsp
Tamarind 1 inch sized ball
Green chilly 3
Garlic 2 pods
Mustard 1/4 tsp
Urad dhal 1/4 tsp
Hing 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves 3-4
Oil 2 tsp
Salt to taste.

Heat a pan on medium heat and add sesame seeds and roast until its aroamtic and colour changes or until it starts popping.
Soak tamarind in warm water and extract the juice and keep aside.
Wash tomato and finely chop.
Wash remove ends and finely chop green chilly and garlic.
Heat a tsp oil in a pan add chopped tomato, garlic, green chilly and tamarind juice.
Saute for 3-4 mins or until tomato is cooked and the raw smell of tamarind is gone.
Cool the fried items.
To the blender add roasted sesame seeds and grind to fine powder, now add fried tomato, garlic, green chilly and salt. Grind to fine paste, add little water if required.
Remove the chutney to a bowl.
Heat oil in a pan add mustard, urad dhal, curry leaves and hing and fry for 2 mins or until urad dhal changes colour, pur this tempering on the tomato sesame chutney and mix well.
Serve tomato sesame chutney with dosas and idlis.

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