Yummy and Healthy Tomato Chutney

Tomato chutney fulfill the menu if you are preparing any stuffed paratha or puri. What we call it ”char chand lag jayege” , in the serving plate. So Today I prepared it for my family for a change as I prepared stuffed dal ka paratha.  And I am very happy because all of my family members love it and my choosy daughter too. Hurreyy!!!

Do you want to know how I prepared it ? OK then what we are waiting for. Just put your hands in it…

Home made tomato ketchup- Loved by kids

Food chart for 3-4 year school going kids

Ingredients Required:
Ripe Tomatoes – according to the family size
Oil – 1tsp
Fennel seeds(sauf) – 1tsp
Coriander powder – 2tsp
Red chilly –   1/2 – 1 tsp
Salt – 1tsp(or according to taste)
Turmeric powder – 1/2tsp
Sugar- 2 tsp
kasuri methi- 1tsp
Ginger paste – 1/2 tsp
Tez patta(Indian Bay leaf) – 2 to 3 leaves
Dry red chilly – 1 or 2
Cardamom and Long pepper – 1 or 2
Coriander leaves – For Garnishing

Step by Step Procedure in image



Method of Preparation

  • Chop the tomatoes unevenly in small pieces or you can grind it little bit, but take care don’t make puree.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, add dry red chilly, tez patta, long and cardamom first.
  • Now add Ginger paste,sauté it once then add chopped Tomatoes to it.
    Now add salt, turmeric powder, red chilly and coriander powder and mix well.
  • Cover it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add sugar and kasuri methi and mix well.
  • You can add some water if you want to make the consistency thin.
  • After getting the required consistency switch off the flame  and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves


  • You can use it for Next day also if kept in refrigerator.I prefer to take it when I was traveling.
  • You can give it to one year+ baby, but please separate a small quantity before adding red chilly to it.
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