Friday, July 8, 2011

Hot and Spicy Onion Tomato Chutney/Kara Chutney/Red Chutney famous in Tamil nadu road side Idly shops

Kara chutney is a spicy and mouth watering chutney prepared with onion, tomato, tamarind, dry red chillies which is hot and spicy. Kara chutney tastes good with Idly and Dosa along with sambar and coconut chutney served in most of the restaurants, hotels, street food takeaway in Tamil nadu. This can be used as spread while making some spicy sandwiches. Try this spicy south Indian chutney and Enjoy Cooking!!!


Onion chopped                                 1 no
Tomatoes                                         3 no
Dry Red chilli                                    10 to 12 nos
Tamrind                                             small lime size
Salt                                                   to taste
Oil                                                    3 tsp
For tempering :

Black gram dal (urad dal)                1tsp
Mustard                                             1/2 tsp
Red chilli                                            1 or 2


1. Heat oil in a kadai, fry onion till they become golden brown.
2. Add tomatoes and fry till the oil comes out and keep it aside.
3. Fry dry red chillies and tamrind seperately in a tbsp of oil
4. Allow both to cool down.
5. Grind it in a mixer with salt to taste
6. Temper with urad dal,mustard n red chilli.
7. Serve with rava idly, idly ,dosa, paniyaram, ven pongal, curd rice and jeera rice.

Recipe by Ramya (Cooking enthusiasist)


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