Thursday, May 4, 2017

Green/Raw Tomato Chutney ( Udupi Style)

Green Tomato Chutney has a superb taste when you have it with hot rice and fresh ghee. Rice is one of the staple grain of South Indians. Though we use wheat, Jola/Millets, Raagi and other food grains Rice stands as favourite food of people here.

I have used green tomatoes which are grown in our home, green chilly, coriander seeds, a bit of tamarind and green chilly.
I have prepared this chutney in Udupi Style.  South Canara People are expert in preparing chutney. They make use of vegetable pulp or outer layers or even the vegetables it self. The aroma of the chutney invites you to have them and you really have a full tummy. (You fall in ❤love with these chutneys❤).☺
Let us see the recipe Now: Green Tomatoes are from our home. (Grown in pots).
No Onion or No Garlic is used in this " Green Tomato Chutney" and is prepared in Udupi Style. (Traditional way of preparing Chutney).

Things Needed :

Green Tomatoes : 6 to 8 (Small size)
Green Chilly : 2 to 3
Coriander seeds : 1 Teaspoon
Tamarind pulp : 1 Teaspoon
Fresh Grated coconut : 1 Cup
Salt : As required
Coconut oil seasoning
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 Teaspoon

Method :

1. Wash and cut green tomatoes and put it in a bowl.
2. Wash green chilly and slit.
3. Soak very little tamarind in hot water and squeeze out the pulp.
4. Put cut green tomatoes, green chilly, coriander seeds, little ingh, salt and turmeric powder in a bowl.
5. Add very little water and pressure cook. (Optional). Put off the fire and let the tomatoes cool.
6. Grate coconut and add all the cooked ingredients. Grind it nicely till paste.

7. Remove from the mixi jar and put it in a serving dish.

8. Add mustard to a pan and add 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil. Let it splutter. Add ingh and 1 red chilly.
9. Add curry leaves at the end and put off the fire. Put this seasoned ingredients to the ready  Green Tomato Chutney.

10. Serve " Green/Raw Tomato Chutney "  With any main dish you have prepared.

Note: 

Use of pressure cooker to cook raw tomatoes is optional. Adding onions and garlic is optional. I have not added. Taste may differ. Adding red chilly instead of green chilly is optional.
Time : 10 Minutes.
Serves : 3 to 4 .

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