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Sweet, Sour and Spicy Tomato Chutney

Sweet, Sour and Spicy tomato chutney is a great accompaniment to various snacks and chaat items when paired with green chutney.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Accompaniment
Cuisine: Indian
Author: Padma

Ingredients

  • 4 Tomatoes blanched, peeled and chopped
  • 2 green chillies finely chopped
  • ½ cup sugar
  • Required salt

Instructions

  • Grind tomatoes and green chillies in a food processor.
  • Transfer the contents to a sauce pan, add sugar, salt and simmer to cook for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cook till you get a thick sauce like consistency. Adjust salt if required.
  • Allow it to cool, transfer to an airtight jar and store in the refrigerator for 4 to 5 days.
  • Pair it up with green chutney and serve as a condiment to any of your favourite chaat items like samosas, capsicum aloo paneer tikki etc. or any snack.

Notes

You can substitute dates for sugar as a natural sweetener.
In case the tomatoes are not tangy enough, use a teaspoon of lemon juice at the end.
Adjust spice levels with green chilli to suit your taste.
You can substitute red chilli flakes for green chillies, though I prefer green chillies.
Adjust sugar quantity to suit your taste.