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a hand digging a piece of dosa into a bowl of South Indian Tomato Almond Chutney

Spicy Tomato Almond Chutney

Spicy Tomato Almond Chutney is a simple, delicious & nutritious accompaniment to South Indian favorites like Idli, Dosa, Uttapams. Ready in just 15 minutes!
Course accompaniment, condiment, dip, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1 onion
  • 2-3 tomatoes
  • 3 dried red chillies
  • 5 cloves garlic
  • 4 cloves
  • 1/3 cup almonds
  • 1 small ball tamarind or use 1 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro
  • salt as required


  • Heat oil in a pan, saute onions, tomatoes, dried red chillies, garlic, cloves and almonds one after the other. Take it off the flame and let it cool. Then transfer it to a blender, add salt and tamarind and blitz to make a smooth chutney. Garnish with chopped cilantro. Serve as a side with any dish!