September 25, 2010

Tomato Kandi Pachadi ~ Tomato and Toor Dal Chutney

Tomato Kandipappu Pachadi ~ Tomato And Red Gram Chutney

Ingredients :

Red Gram/ Kandipappu / Toor dal : 1/2 cup
Tomatoes : 2 small sized
Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Whole Red Chillies : 6 to 8
Oil : 4 tsp
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 stem
A pinch of hing
Salt to taste

Method :

Wash and chop the tomatoes into large pieces and set aside. Heat one teaspoon of oil in a heavy bottomed pan. Add the red gram, cumin seeds and red chillies and roast them on a low flame till they turn into golden brown color. Turn off the flame allow it to cool. In the same pan, add two teaspoons of oil and put the chopped tomatoes. Fry till the tomatoes turn soft and pulpy. Switch off the flame and let it cool completely. Grind the roasted red gram into a coarse powder. Add the tomatoes and salt to it. Grind them into a coarse paste by adding little water. Transfer the chutney into a cup and keep aside. Heat one teaspoon of oil. Add the mustard seeds and let them splutter. Now add the hing and curry leaves and stir for few seconds and turn off the flame. Add this seasoning to the chutney and mix well. Serve this chutney with hot steamed rice, ghee and some sago papads.


  1. I love love love this. bookmarked.

  2. delicious chutney ...never combined tomato n toor dal ...gr8 combination ..yummy


  3. Aha! what a tempting and yummy chutney to have with hot rice with a few dollops of ghee.

  4. Very very new chutney for me Hari,chala chala bavundhi ee recipe,thanks meeku mee ammagariki,kotha kotha ruchulu parichayam chhesthunnandhuku.

  5. That's a nice & colourful chutney there.

  6. Chutney looks so delicious.Kudos to you.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  7. Interesting and yummy chutney.

  8. Love the texture and click. I have never had tomato with thoor dhal.

  9. Actually iam trying to do tomato chutney..but i don't know how to do u posted thanks a lot chandu...sure tmrw ill do this type of chutney..

  10. Never tried with toor dal,sounds great!Nice click!

  11. Never tried adding tomatoes in toor dal chutney, interesting..

  12. Nice chutney, never thought of adding tomatoes, got loads of tomatoes will try this out.. lovely click.. thnks for sharing

  13. lovely Harichandana, very nice combination dear. I must try it.

  14. Tomato kandi pachadi chala bagundi Chandana garu..

    Thank you for posting.. ilage new recipes try cheyandi...

  15. My Favoriteeeeeeeeee. Glad to follow u :)


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