Tomato Chutney / Tamatar ki Chutney

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Tomato is not Indian origin vegetable, but we have included it in our food. And now it is part of our food habit. America is the origin of tomatoes and in 16th century Portuguese introduced this juicy vegetable to India. Now in India, tomatoes are the main vegetable cultivated. It is even part of our backyard garden. Tomatoes can be used in many dishes like tomato chutney, tomato soup, tomato curry and many more.

Tamatar ki Chutney can be made in different styles. There are different methods of Tamatar ki Chutney. The recipe of Tamatar ki Chutney is changed region-wise. This Tamatar ki Chutney is easy to make. The main ingredients in this chutney are tomato, dry red chili and garlic. The red chili gives spiciness, garlic gives flavor and tomato gives texture to this mouth watering chutney. It is famous in the north-east region of India.

Let's see the tomato chutney or tamatar chutney recipe...

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Quantity: 1.5 Cups

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Taste: Chilly Spicy

If you like this chutney then you can also Mint Chutney (Pudina Chutney).


Wet Masala

  • Garlic (लह्सुन)
  • Tomato(टमाटर) 

Dry Masala

  • Black Pepper(काली मिर्च)
  • Sichuan Pepper(सिचुआन काली मिर्च)
  • Red Chilies
  • Salt (मीठ)
  • Sugar (साखर)
  • Water

How to make Tomato Chutney?

step 1

Take 3 cups of water and heat it in the pan.

step 2

When water comes to boil add 3 medium-sized tomatoes and 4-5 dry red chilies into the water.

step 3

Boil tomatoes for 9-10 minutes

step 4

Strain out the water and let tomatoes and red chilies cool down

step 5

When tomatoes cooled down, take out its outer cover

step 6

Cut the tomatoes into medium-sized pieces

step 7

Add cut tomatoes into the mixer jar

step 8

Add red chilies and 2-3 garlic cloves

step 9

Put ½ teaspoon black pepper and ½ teaspoon sichuan pepper

step 10

Add 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon sugar

step 11

Grind it without adding the water

step 12

Take it out 

step 13

Ready to serve

Special Note

  • Don't waste the tomato juice. Put it into the mixer jar.
  • If you want more spicy chutney, increase the quantity of red chilies

Variations of Tomato Chutney

  • We can add ½ teaspoon soya sauce while blending the tomatoes
  • We can also add ½ teaspoon vinegar
  • If you like the flavor of garlic, then increase the quantity of garlic cloves.
  • Add ⅓ cup grated coconut in this chutney and blend it. It will give mouth-licking experience with south Indian dishes.
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How to Serve Tomato Chutney?

  • This chutney tastes good with momos.
  • This chutney can be used as dip for Indian snacks like Samosa / Pakora
  • Even it can be eaten with south Indian dishes like dosa / idli / appe
  • We can eat this chutney with rice
  • It also tastes good with parathas
  • It can eat as side dish with our regular meal
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How to preserve this garlic Tomato chutney?

This chutney can be stored for 1 weeks in the refrigerator. Keep it in an airtight jar.

How to increase the taste of this chutney while eating?

  • If you like the sour taste, add some lemons juice in this chutney while eating.
  • You can add little water in this chutney and use it as a dip to eat with Samosa/Kachori/Dhokla.

Health Benefits of Tomato Chutney?

This famous chutney is made up of tomato, dry red chilies, garlic and black pepper. Tomato is the main component.

Let's have a look at the benefits of tomatoes…
  • Benefits of Tomato
  • Controls Blood Sugar
  • Anti-Oxidant
  • Good for bones
  • Good for Skin and Hair
  • Heart health
  • Helps in digestion
  • Increases Immunity
  • Helps to burn fat
  • Anti-Carcinogenic

The combined effect of tomatoes, dry red chilies, garlic and black pepper makes this chutney healthy. It is easy to make and delicious to eat and healthy for health.

You can also check "Tomatoes 101: Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits".

Disadvantages of Tomato

Anything eaten in large quantities is dangerous for health. Some side effects depend on the individual's health condition and body immunity.
Some general disadvantages of tomatoes are...
  • Allergy
  • Stomach disorder
  • Kidney problems
  • Acidity
  • Heart burn

Different recipes of Tomato

Tomato is our favorite vegetable included in our daily diet. It is used in different recipes.
Some of them are…
  • Tomato rasam
  • Tomato soup
  • Tomato rice
  • Tomato sauce
  • Tomato dal
  • Tomato curry
  • Tomato sambar
  • Tomato raita
  • Tomato sandwich
  • Tomato omelette
  • Tomato salad

Even tomatoes are used to thicken the curry. It is used in different vegetables like potato-tomato or onion-tomato or flower-tomato and many more to count.

My experience with Tamatar ki Chutney

While roaming in the city one evening, we ate veg-momos with red chutney. At the same time, I loved that chutney a lot. It was spicy and garlicky flavored chutney. I did not stop myself from trying it at home the next day. The result was phenomenal. This garlic tomato chutney goes well with parathas and pakora also. I make it often and keep it in the refrigerator. I even use it as tomato sauce to thicken the curry. It is best tomato chutney I tasted.


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As written above, tomato chutney or tamatar ki chutney is easy, quick and time efficient. It is super delicious. This spicy Tamatar ki Chutney is a must-try at home. Try it, Taste It and Share it. I am sure people will ask for its recipe.

Happy Cooking…

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