Hirvya Tomatochi Chutney
An interesting Maharashtrian Chutney. Goes well with roti, dosa, idli, upma and plain rice. You can get a mixture of tastes sweet , spicy and tangy flavours . You will enjoy every bit of this chutney. Green tomatoes are available in plenty especially in the winter months , all the vegetables and fruits are fresh and colourful. Enjoy all the seasonal vegetables and fruits.
Chopped green tomatoes – 2 cups
Green chillies – 5 ( chopped to two )
Roasted peanuts( coarsely powdered) – 1/2 cup
Roasted and powdered white sesame seeds – 1 teaspoon
Grated jaggery – 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Water – 1/4 cup
Oil – 3 tablespoons
Mustard seeds – 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds( jeera ) – 1/2 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 3 pinches
Asafoetida powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Finely chopped green coriander leaves – 2 tablespoons
Heat a pan. Season all the seasoning ingredients. Add the chopped green tomatoes. Keep the flame on sim. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Add 1/4 cup water and cook for further 3 minutes. Add the green chillies, peanut powder, sesame seed powder, jaggery,salt to taste and mix well. When thick, switch off the stove and garnish. Mix. Serve.
1) Can add 2 or 3 flakes of pounded garlic while seasoning for an extra flavour.