Tomato Chatni Recipe

Here is a bengali style sweet sticky tomato chutney with a twist of salt for that tanginess.

2 tblsp panch phoron
dates few 
1/2 kg sugar
salt to taste 
2 red chillies whole
1 tsp oil
1/2 kg tomatoes
1 tsp tamarind pulp

How to make tomato chatni :

  • Wash and cut the tomatoes into quarters.
  • Soak the tamarind in warm water for few minutes.
  • Take off the pulp of the tamarind, strain and keep it aside.
  • Prepare sugar syrup of one string consistency.
  • Heat up oil in a pan, mix in panch phoron and dry red chillies.
  • When it starts to crackle mix in tomatoes and cook.
  • Mix in the sugar syrup along with a little salt, dates and little water if required.
  • Stir fry till it is dark red in colour and thick.
  • Stir and then mix in tamarind pulp.
  • Dry roast the panch phoron and grind it to a powder.
  • Sprinkle the panch phoron powder over the chutney.