Tomato Brinjal Chutney

Tomato Brinjal Chutney


  • Brinjal (medium size) – 4 Nos
  • Tomato (medium size) – 2 nos
  • Big Onion – 1 No chopped finely
  • Green chillies – 4 Nos chopped finely
  • Asafotida powder – a pinch
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Oil – 2 teaspoon
  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon
  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  1. Cut the brinjals into big pieces and boil it in water for 2 to 3 minutes.  Remove from the water and cool it.  Put it in a mixie and grind it coarsely.
  2. Chop onion, green chillies and tomato finely.
  3. In a kadai, add the oil and when it is hot, add the mustard. When the mustard pops up, add urad dhal and asafetida. Fry till the dhal becomes golden brown.
  4. Add chopped onion, green chillies, curry leaves and fry till the onions turn transparent.
  5. Add tomato and fry till it mashes well.
  6. Now, add the brinjal paste,  turmeric powder and salt. Mix well. Add little water and make the mixture liquid.
  7. Cover with a lid and allow to boil. Remove it from stove.

This tomato brinjal chutney can be served with idli or dosa.

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