Tomato Pachadi
Tomato Pachadi

This recipe is an easy-to-make great side dish ideal for rice, dosa, idli upma, pongal etc and makes worse easier in the rush morning hours.  Try this and enjoy.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Yields: Serves 4 persons


Tomato Pachadi Ingredients
Tomato Pachadi Ingredients
  • Ripe tomatoes 4-5
  • Urid dal 2 spoon
  • Gram dal 2 spoons
  • Red chili 3-4
  • Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Asafoetida
  • Mustard seeds
  • For Raitha:  Curd a cup.


Cut tomatoes to small pieces.

Heat oil in a kadai.  Fry dal separately until golden brown and remove in a bowl.

Fry red chili.

Fry tomatoes until it mashes well.  Remove in a bowl and allow it cool.

Tomato Pachadi Cooking
Tomato Pachadi- Frying tomatoes

After it cools mix every thing in a blender with salt and turmeric powder without water.  Grind to smooth paste.

Take this in a bowl.

Season with mustard seeds and asafetida.

This is chutney, if you want to make raita mix a cup of fresh curd and serve as raita. This will be great as chutney as well as raita.

Tomato Pachadi
Tomato Pachadi ready to be served

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