Onion Tomato Chutney Recipe | How To Make Onion Tomato Chutney

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Tomato chutney is a type of spicy condiment originating from the Indian subcontinent. The tomato, typically diced or mashed before cooking with a variety of other spices and ingredients such as ginger, chili peppers, sugar salt dates onions garlic peanuts and dal can then be canned for later use. One can always use different things and make a variety of chutney. One type of chutney that can be consumed is Onion Tomato Chutney.

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 5 min Total Time 10 mins
Servings: 4 Calories: 31 per tablespoon
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Onion tomato chutney has a perfect balance of sweet, hot and tangy flavors and Onions are known to provide great relief for patients having chronic asthma, allergic bronchitis and common cold. This is simple, easy, healthy chutney that tastes best with idli dosa & prepared in any small party at home.





  1. Heat oil in a pan; add red chilli, garlic, udad dal and roast them in a medium flame for 1min.

  2. Now add the onions and sauté till they turns golden brown in color. Cook in a medium flame. Add salt to this. Then add the tomatoes & cook till the tomatoes become soft.

  3. Now add tamarind juice & switch off the flame. Let it cool down & grind to fine paste adding little water.

  4. Now heat oil in a pan for some time, then add mustard seed & let them splutter. Add curry leaves and fry for some time. Now switch off the flame. Then mix it with that above chutney.

  5. Now chutney is ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 31kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g4%
Sodium 4mg1%
Potassium 48mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 2g1%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Protein 1g2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


  • Onion tomato chutney can be served with idli, dosa or chapati.
  • Little amount of sugar & grated coconut can be added for sweet taste.

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