TOMATO CHUTNEY – A very basic recipe

Hey-lo peeps,
Today I am sharing a quick, easy and very basic recipe of Tomato Chutney (tamatar ki chutney). About 91% of the people voted in favor of sharing the said recipe in the poll on my Instagram stories. So, here I am with the very basic version of Tomato Chutney (tamatar ki chuntey). This is how I make it, you can certainly add more ingredients like chopped garlic or julienne onions to it but I will stick to the main goal of my cooking blog part by keeping it as simple and effortless as possible

What goes well with Tomato Chutney/ Tamatar ki chutney?

Or should we say, with what it goes well with? ok, it’s complicated 😀

It compliments anything that’s on the less spicy side. I particularly enjoy having it with Urad/ Mash (White wali) Daal, Khichdi, Peas pulao, or simply with bhagaray rice.

Let’s dive into the easiest recipe of Tomato Chutney (tamatar ki chutney)

About Tomato Chutney /tamatar ki chutney: It is a basic condiment made with tomatoes and spices to compliment certain foods. Can be used as a dip for snacks as well.

Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Cuisine: Pakistani/Indian/Desi

Course:  Side

Serves:3-4Ease Level: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Prep Time:5 mins Quickness: ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Cooking Time: 10 minsSpice Level: ⭐⭐⭐

Above ratings are out of 5, with 5⭐ being the ‘most’.

Tomato Chutney/ Tamatar ki chutney – THE RECIPE


chef-hatChopping Board
chef-hatCooking spoon


chef-hatTomatoes 3 (big sized, roughly chopped)
chef-hatOil  100-150 ml (about 1/2 cup)
chef-hatCumin seeds 1 tbsp
chef-hatRed chili powder 1 – 1.5 tsp
chef-hatSalt 1/2 tsp (or to taste)
chef-hatGreen Chilies 3-4 (small)
chef-hatCoriander leaves (chopped) 2-3 tbsp


chef-hatAdd oil in the pan.
chef-hatOnce the oil is warm enough, add cumin seeds and saute them.
chef-hatIntroduce chopped tomatoes in it and cook until they are soft.
chef-hatMix in salt, red chili powder.
chef-hatThrow in green chilies.
chef-hatSimmer it on medium-low heat until oil comes on top.
chef-hatAdd the chopped coriander leaves. Mix and Serve

And here’s a small video with cinematic effects in which I am making Tomato chutney (tamatar ki chutney)


chef-hatAdjust the spices to suit your taste buds.
chef-hatYou can also add red chili flakes to make it more hot.
chef-hatYou can also add chopped garlic and/or onions to it.

Hope you’ll enjoy trying it out.
I’d love to get your feedback. Feel free to drop a comment below about your experience. And/or tag me on Instagram and Facebook too 🙂

Happy cooking👨‍🍳👩‍🍳

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