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Raw tomato chutney / Green tomato chutney


Raw tomatoes or green tomatoes  are the tomatoes which are unripe or still green in colour. Raw Tomatoes contains antioxidant and vitamin C which is good for health. Here in this post I'm going to share two raw tomatoes or green tomatoes chutney  which can be served as a side dish with steamed rice. 

Green tomatoes chutney with mustard seeds paste :



INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 green tomatoes
  • 2-3 green chillies 
  • 1/3 tbsp nigella  seeds ( Kala jeera) 
  • 1/3 tbsp cumin powder 
  • 1/3 tbsp red chilli powder 
  • 1/3 tbsp turmeric powder 
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp yellow mustard seeds 
  • 1-2 tbsp mustard oil 
  • little chopped coriander leaves 
  • salt to taste 


METHOD:

  1. Soak yellow mustard seeds in warm water for at least half an hour. Drain and make a fine paste. Keep aside. 
  2. Wash green tomatoes under running water . 
  3. Chop roughly. 
  4. In a pan heat mustard oil. Add bay leaf and nigella seeds. When crackling add turmeric powder. 
  5. Add chopped tomatoes. Cook until oil separates. 
  6. Add cumin powder, red chilli powder and salt. Mix well. Add whole green chillies .
  7. Add mustard seeds paste and 1/4 cup of water. Cook on high heat. 
  8. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add chopped coriander leaves. 
  9. Remove from heat. Serve with rice. 

Assamese style raw tomatoes or green tomatoes chutney : ( কেচা বিলাহীৰ পূৰা পিটিকা)



INGREDIENTS:

  • 1-2 green tomatoes 
  • 1 small red onion finely chopped 
  • 1 little piece of ginger finely chopped 
  • 2 green chillies • chopped coriander leaves / chopped culantro (মান ধনিয়া)
  • salt to taste 


METHOD:

  1. Grill or smoke raw tomatoes and green chillies on fire.  You can do it on your gas stove also. 
  2. Remove the black skin of the grilled tomatoes with the help of a sharp knife. 
  3. Finely chopped the tomatoes and chillies. Add chopped onions and ginger.  Add salt.  Add chopped culantro. Mix well. You can also use   mortar and pestle  for this purpose. ( খুন্দনা)
  4. Serve it as a  chutney with rice.



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