Tamatar-Dhaniya Ki Chutney |Tomato chutney

Tamatar-Dhaniya ki chutney is very famous chutney in South India and is known by “ Thakali kothamalli chutney ” or Thakali Chutney. This chutney can be normally had with Idli / Dosa / Paniyaram / Mysore Bhaji/ Neer Dosa. The main ingredients of this recipe is Tomato and Coriander.


Big size Tomato 2 chopped

Asafoetida pinch

salt as per taste

Turmeric powder pinch

Red chilli powder as per taste

Dry red chilli 2

Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp

Curry leaves 5

sambar Powder 2 Tsp ( Optional )

Oil 3 Tbsp ( 1 Tbsp for Tempering and 2 Tbsp for chutney )

1/2 bowl Chopped coriander


To make Chutney

Heat oil in a pan once it’s hot add asafoetida and dry red chili, once the chili gets little brown in color add the chopped tomatoes, chili powder, sambar Powder, turmeric powder and salt and stir occasionally until tomatoes softens and turn the gas off.

Once the mixture cools down, grind it with coriander into a smooth paste. Add 1 Tsp water if necessary and transfer it to the serving bowl.


Take a small pan , to it add 1 Tbsp of oil and once its hot add mustard seeds (once it starts to splutter) then add curry leaves, saute it for 3 seconds and then pour it on the top of the chutney and enjoy it with hot idli, dosa, paniyaram, neer dosa 🙂



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