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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Tomato Coconut Chutney



1 small tomato
1/2 cup fresh ground coconut
1 red chili adjust to taste

For Seasoning
2 tablespoon oil
1 tablespoon channa dal
1 teaspoon urad dal
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
some cilantro for garnish

Chop tomato and grind it with coconut.  If necessary add some water.  The tomato has enough water you may not need to add water.  Remove the ground tomato and coconut from jar and pour it into a bowl add salt.

Season:  Heat oil in a pan on medium heat.  When hot add channa dal, urad dal, when dal turns brown add mustard seeds, when mustard seeds crackle add the seasoning to chutney.  Garnish with cilantro leaves.  Serves 2.

There is so many ways to make chutney.  This is another one of them.  This is a nice way to use up ripe tomatoes.  Serve with dosa, idli, upma or pongal.

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