Tomato Khatta – Tomato Chutney

A simple tomato chutney made in so many different ways!! This chutney has a unique taste of panch-phoran, mixed with tangy tomato and spicy chili, and sugar brings a delicious flavor combining all together. When paired with the  Nadia chihau pitha, it bursts out with all the flavors in your mouth, one great experience!!!


4 medium sized tomatoes, chopped
1 small piece of ginger, grated 
1 small onion,  chopped 
4 nos green chillies chopped 
1 tsp punch-phoran (equal amounts of  mustard, methi, saunf, kalonji and cumin)
1 tsp sugar 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
2 tsp of oil 
Salt to taste 

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  • Heat a oil in pan, add punch-phoran , let it splutter. Add onions, green chilies and grated ginger , saute until onions turn translucent.
  • Next add tomato, turmeric powder, salt, sugar  and  1/4 cup of water and mix well.
  • Let it cook until tomatoes turn soft and mushy. Serve it as side along with Nadia chithau pitha.