How to make Brinjal Tomato Chutney - Cook Smart -

This chutney serves as an excellent accompaniment – a speciality of Andhra

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Medium brinjal, Medium tomatoes

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Brinjal Tomato Chutney - Cook Smart

Brinjal Tomato Chutney - Cook Smart Recipe Card


The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Brinjal Tomato Chutney - Cook Smart Recipe

  • Medium brinjal cut into cubes 2

  • Medium tomatoes 2

  • Oil 2 tablespo teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh coconut scraped 3 1/2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies 3

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Tamarind paste 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-12


Step 1

Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan. Add brinjals and saute.

Step 2

Roughly chop tomatoes and add along with salt. Mix and cook.

Step 3

Dry roast coconut on another non-stick pan till lightly browned. Transfer into a bowl and cool.

Step 4

Roughly chop green chillies and add to the brinjal and tomatoes. Cover and cook further.

Step 5

Add turmeric powder to the brinjal-tomato mixture, mix well, cover and cook till the vegetables turn soft. Switch off heat and keep it covered.

Step 6

Put roasted coconut into a grinder jar. Add tamarind paste.

Step 7

Cool the brinjal-tomato mixture slightly and add to the grinder jar and grind slightly coarsely.

Step 8

Heat 2 teaspoons oil in another non-stick pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds. Add this tempering to chutney and mix well.

Step 9

Serve as an accompaniment.

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