July 25, 2011

Okra and Tomato Chutney

Ingredients :

Chopped Okra : 1 cup
Chopped Tomato : 1 cup
Coriander Seeds : 1 tsp
Chana Dal : 2 tsp
Urad Dal : 1 tsp
Tamarind : small piece
Dried red chillies : 8
Mustard Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves : 1 sprig
A pinch of turmeric powder
A pinch of hing
A pinch of fenugreek seeds
Salt to taste
Oil : 4 tsp

Method :

Wash and dry the okra, chop them into pieces and set aside. Soak the tamarind in water for a few minutes and set aside. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a frying pan. Add and fry the coriander seeds, chana dal and fenugreek seeds to light brown color. Now add the red chillies and fry for few a seconds. Let it cool completely. Heat two teaspoon of oil in a pan and add the chopped tomato, chopped okra and turmeric to it and fry for 5 minutes. Cover with a lid and let it cook completely. When it's done, turn off the flame and allow it to cool. Grind the roasted spices into a fine powder. Then add the tomato & okra mixture, soaked tamarind and salt to it and grind into a paste. Transfer the chutney into a bowl. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan for seasoning. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds and let them splutter. Then, add the hing, red chilli and curry leaves to it and fry for a few seconds. Add this seasoning to the chutney and mix well. Serve with hot steamed rice and dollop of ghee.


  1. A different chutney with okra.. Looks great.. Lovely clicks..

  2. Lovely looking chutney. Great preparation.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  3. New, interesting & a delicious chutney :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  4. Never Tried Okra in Roti Chutney. Definitely will try it....

    Yum! Yum! Yum!

  5. Chutney with okra sounds different and tangy...

  6. Won't the okra make the chutney gooey and slimy?

  7. A chutney with okra is new to me...looks yummy..

  8. i love the chutney and the pappu and kesari rava...ur clicks have an amazing think of making one drool...nice to meet u

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  10. What a delightfully wonderful okra recipe...gorgeous!

  11. So new to me sounds wonderful.

  12. looks yummy...new combo...and healthy...perfect with steamed rice

  13. My first thought was okra and that too in a chutney. But going thru the recipe has convinced me on its taste. Thanks for sharing this recipe dear.

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  14. Never made chutney with okra. Interesting recipe.

  15. interesting combo...healthy chutney too!

  16. wow...wat lovely colors...this recipe is so new to me....lovely chutney

  17. pacchadi looks yummy..would love 2 eat wid rice..:)

  18. this recipe is new to me thanks for sharing

  19. New and yummy combination for a chutney.

  20. Never tried this combination...yummy...

  21. Chutney with okra thats so good..looks flavourful and yummy

  22. never think of okra chutey .innovative chutney

  23. A very new recipe...just wondering, how it would be to grind the okra...won't it get gooey gooey?

  24. Thats new to me:-) WUd love to try this yummy tangy chutney!!

  25. This is a very new and delicious way of cooking okra to me.Love to try it!

  26. chutney with okra sounds new and looking very nice

  27. chutney with okra is very interesting !! looks delicious !!

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  28. Never thought anyone would make chutney with okra.. Nice one,..

  29. okra and tomato chutney looks delicious. unique combo

  30. Yum, sounds superb, never ate a chutnety made with okra.

  31. never made chutney with okra..sure looks delcious n yummy

  32. Thanks so much for visiting my site. I was just checking out your site and wow....you are really talented. I must try this dish it really sounds delicious.

  33. okra in chutney- that's intersting, the slimy nature of okras doesn't show in the chutney- i liked that

  34. Chutney with okra is very new to me.

    Looks delicious tho...

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  35. Oh this looks so delicious..never thought of okra in a chutney!
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  36. New chutney for me..looks amazing, and lovely recipe!!!

  37. wow.. this is such a new kind.. would go perfect for travel time..

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  38. A very different and delicious chutney.

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  41. Okra in a chutney,shld try this out for sure.

  42. Nice picture..:-) Unusual chutney,I wish to try some..


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