Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe – Thakkali Vengayam Chutney

Thakkali Vengayam Chutney Recipe also known as the Tomato Onion Chutney is a favorite side dish that is made from fresh tomatoes. The tomatoes are roasted along with  baby onions and green chillies and then ground into a chutney.  Tomatoes, Pearl onions (Sambar Onions), Green Chilli, Asafoetida (hing), Turmeric powder (Haldi), Sesame (Gingelly) Oil, Salt, Sesame (Gingelly) Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), White Urad Dal (Split), Curry leaves   4 Tomatoes , roughly chopped 1/2 cup Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) 1 Green Chilli 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) , (optional) 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil , or vegetable oil Salt , to taste Ingredients for seasoning 1 teaspoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) , or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split) 4 Curry leaves     10   15     To begin making the Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe, heat oil in a small pan; add the onions and sauté until soft and tender.Once the onions are tender, add the chopped tomatoes, green chilli, salt, asafoetida and turmeric powder. Sauté until the tomatoes are nice and soft and almost all the water has evaporated.Allow the Tomato Onion Chutney mixture to cool and then grind into a smooth paste.Heat oil in another small pan; add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves and allow it to crackle.Stir for a few seconds until the urad dal is browned.Pour this seasoning over the ground Tomato Onion Chutney and give it a good stir. Check the salt and spices and adjust to taste.Serve the Tomato Onion Chutney Recipe along withKanchipuram Masala Dosa Recipe and South Indian Filter Coffee for a delicious weekend breakfast