Tomato Sesame Chutney

30 Jan

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Tomato Sesame Chutney.

Tomato sesame chutney is prepared by cooking tomato and green chiles in ioil and spices. It is then ground with sesame seeds and herbs into coarse mixture. Serve tomato sesame chutney with any dosa, fritters etc…
Makes: around 2 Cups of Tomato sesame Chutney.

Ingredients:

Tomato 2
Sesame Seeds 1 Tbsp
Green Chiles 2
Garlic 1 -2 Cloves
Salt to taste
Cilantro Few Leaves

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Oil 1 tsp

Method of preparation:

Peel and roughly chop the garlic cloves.
Wash and roughly chop the raw tomatoes.
Remove stems, wash and halve the green chiles.
Wash cilantro leaves and keep aside.

Heat oil in a small pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When urad dal changes color, add chopped tomatoes, green chiles and salt.
When tomatoes become soft and mushy, remove from heat.

First grind the sesame seeds into fine powder using a spice grinder.
Then add cooked tomatoes, green chiles, garlic cloves, cilantro leaves and pulse a couple of times to coarsely grind everything.
Remove the ground tomato sesame chutney onto a bowl.
Serve tomato sesame chutney with steamed rice or idly or dosa etc.
Notes: Make sure to grind the sesame seeds well before adding tomato.

Suggestions: Adjust the amount of green chiles for spice. Make sure tomatoes are little sour for better taste.
Variations: You can also toast the sesame seeds before grinding into powder.
Other Names: Sesame Tomato Chutney.

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