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Onion Tomato Coriander Chutney Recipe

How to Make South Indian Tomato Onion Coriander Chutney Recipe with step by step photos and video. An easy, healthy and delicious chutney recipe for tiffins.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 132kcal
Author: Hari Chandana Ponnaluri


  • 2 cups Chopped Onion
  • 2 cups Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1/2 - 3/4 cup Coriander Leaves
  • 3 - 4 Green Chillies
  • 1 inch piece Tamarind
  • 1 tsp Jaggery
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1 - 2 Dried Red Chilli
  • 1/8 tsp Hing
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a wok. add slit green chillies and saute for a couple of seconds. Then add chopped onion and saute until they are transparent and light brown color. 
  • Now add the finely chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder and tamarind to it and cook till tomatoes are mushy.
  • Finally add the fresh coriander leaves and let it cook for a minute.
  • Remove from the flame and allow it to cool.
  • Add salt and powdered jaggery to the cooked ingredients and grind until smooth. 
  •  Transfer the chutney to a bowl and set aside.
  • Heat a tablespoon of oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds and urad dal and let them splutter.
  • Add the red chillies and hing and fry for a couple of seconds.
  • Pour this over the chutney and mix well.
  • Serve with idli, dosa or any snacks like rava vada, poha vada, bread besan toast and onion pakora.



Calories: 132kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 288mg | Potassium: 352mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 21.7mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 1.4mg