Bengali Tomato Chutney -

Bengali Tomato Chutney

Traditionally Bengali would like to had sweets after dinner or lunch , Below i am writing the simplest and fastest sweet to built and serve  .
  • 1 KG medium red tomatoes
  • curry leaves (Optional)
  • 2 TBSP Raisin
  • 1 tbsp dates chopped
  • 2 dry red chili
  • 1 tsp Fennel Seeds (Somph / Sauf)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp cooking oil
  • 2 green chili
  • 1/2 t spoon grated ginger (Optional)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 200 gram jaggery or so to suit your taste (sugar or sugar canes also be used)
How to make Bengali Tomato Chutney :-
  1. Wash the tomatoes and chop fine.
  2. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan and temper it with mustard seeds, curry leaves and red chilli.
  4. Then add chopped tomatoes and cook it with closed lid on medium-low heat till the water from the tomatoes disappears.
  5. Add turmeric powder , salt and jaggery or sugar .
  6. add Raisin and dates
  7. Stir and Mix well.
  8. Add green chilli.
  9. On medium heat cook the tomato mixture stirring in between until all the water from the tomatoes evaporates.
  10. Mix them all.
  11. It becomes a thick mix and everything blends in well together.
  12. Roast fennel seeds and red chili and make powder of it and add in chutney
  13. Mix well
  14. Serve it warm or cold.