What you need:
3 tbsp – Horsegram
2 nos – Tomato
1 tsp – Uradh dhal
1 tsp – Channa dhal
4 nos – Dry red chillies
Asafoetida – gen pinch
1/4 tsp each – Mustard seeds n Urad dhal
Salt as reqd
How to make:
Dry roast horsegram until nice aroma comes and dry roast uradh dhal, channa dhal, red chillies and asafoetida together.
Cook tomatoes till they soften and blend to smooth paste once it cools. Powder horsegram and dhal to smooth powder.
Mix the powder and the tomato paste add salt and grind until smooth. Heat oil add mustard seeds once it cracks add uradh dhal, curry leaves and add to the chutney. Serve with idli / dosa / adai.
Horsegram tomato chutney a healthy chutney and definitely a welcome change from usual coconut based chutneys.