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Thakkali chutney

Thakkali chutney – A tangy chutney with tomatoes

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Dip
Cuisine South Indian


  • 4 tomatoes – chopped
  • 3-4 green chilies – chopped
  • 10 garlic cloves
  • 2 tsp jaggery/sugar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp urad dhal
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 10-12 curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat little oil (about 1/2 tbs) in a kadai. After a couple of minutes add the garlic and let it cook, for 3-5 minutes. Throw in the green chillies and tomatoes and cook covered for 15 minutes on medium flame. Once done, remove and let it cool. Add salt to taste and grind to a fine paste. Add jaggery or sugar to the paste and mix well.
  • Simultaneously, heat a small pan with remaining oil. Once they get heated up, add the mustard seeds and let it splutter. Then add urad dhal, asafoetida and curry leaves and cook for couple of minutes. Turn the heat off and pour them over the fine paste.
Keyword Thakkali chutney
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