BM #84 Week 3 day 2 - 

This week I am showcasing some dips and chutneys to jazz up the menu. This post was lying in my drafts since last summer. We had an abundance of tomatoes and mint in our backyard and so I made this combination which we enjoyed through out the summer.

Ingredients - 

Mint leaves, washed 1 cup
Green tomatoes, washed and cubed 2 cups
Salt as needed
Green Chillies 5-6 (or as needed)
Turmeric 1/4 tsp
Tamarind extract 1 Tbsp (Optional - I didn't use as the raw tomatoes were sour)
Garlic 1-2 cloves (Optional)
Seasoning (Oil 2 tsp, Mustard seeds 1 tsp, Chana Dal 1 tsp, Urad dal 1 tsp, Jeera 1/2 tsp, Sesame Seeds 1 Tbsp, Coriander seeds 1 tsp, Methi seeds a pinch, Asafoetida 2 pinches, Curry leaves few)



Method Of Preparation -

In a heated pan, add oil and the ret of the seasoning ingredients. After the dals brown and the mustard seeds splutter, saute the mint and green chilies.

Add the chopped green tomato, mix well. Cover and let the green tomatoes cook through.

Sprinkle salt and turmeric. Mix well. Remove from heat. Add the sliced garlic cloves if using. Add coriander leaves if using.


Grind into a fine or coarse paste as per preference.

Serve with steaming hot rice and ghee!


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Preparation Time 15 minutes
Makes approx 1 1/2 cups
Posted by Harini R on Thursday, January 18, 2018

11 comments

  1. Sandhiya Says:
  2. Never used the green tomato in my cooking. For a starter, this sounds perfect !! Yummy!!

     
  3. Usha Rao Says:
  4. Oh, so this is an organic chutney! It is always nice to find a post in the drafts. Chutney looks good.

     
  5. Priya Suresh Says:
  6. Thats wonderful to have super duper drafts like this. Quite an interesting chutney there.

     
  7. Priya Kumar Says:
  8. hey this is great. I always think what to make with green tomatoes. I am gonna try this once. Surely taste will be great

     
  9. Very unique combo for a chutney..must try it.

     
  10. Srivalli Says:
  11. I always have wanted to try my hand at green tomatoes, and the chutney looks inviting too!

     
  12. OOOO! Sounds yummy. Will love it.

     
  13. Jayashree Says:
  14. That's a nice combination of flavors. It must have been so satisfying to make chutney with produce from your garden.

     
  15. Sapana Behl Says:
  16. I never found green tomatoes to try any recipes. The chutney looks so delicious and flavorful.

     
  17. Suja Ram Says:
  18. Interesting combo Harini. It feels so good to use veggies from your garden.

     
  19. oh delicious, i m loving this dips and chutneys theme, i m getting so many inspirations from all these posts!! must save some green tomatoes to try this yumm chutney! Lovely combo harini!

     
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