Khaatmeethi (Tomato Chutney) Recipe

Khaatmeethi (Tomato Chutney) Recipe




5 min


10 min

Ingredients For Tomato Chutney

Red Ripe Tomatoes 500-600 gms
Panchphoran 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Coriander Seeds 1/2 tablespoon
Dried Red Chillies 2
Bay Leaf 1
Oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1/4 -1/2 Teaspoon
Sugar 2-3 Tablespoon
Tomato Chutney

Tomato Chutney

Khattmethi is tomato chutney made in Bihar of ripe red tomatoes. Khattmeethi is mostly prepared during some occasion like Bhoj or Pooja along with puri sabji. Hot crispy puries are served with 2-3 mixed (dullna) sabzi along with tomato khattmeethi, curd and dessert. Amazing food I must say.

How To Make (Khattmeethi) Tomato Chutney:

  • Wash and cut 500-600 gms ripe red tomatoes.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in pan. Once oil is heated put 1 1/2 teaspoon panchphoran. Panchphoran is mixture of 5 phorans (fenugreek seeds, nigella seeds, fennel seeds, carom seeds and cumin seeds or mustard seeds. Few people prefer cumin seeds and few prefer mustard seeds but other 4 seeds are common.
  • Put 1/2 tablespoon whole coriander seeds. This is optional but it gives very good taste in chutney.
  • Break 2 dry red chillies and 1 bay leaf and add it.
  • As soon as phoran is slightly cooked add chopped tomatoes and stir.
  • Cook tomatoes till it becomes soft and mashable.
  • Slowly mash tomatoes with the help of spatula in pan itself but carefully.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoon sugar and little salt.
  • Mix and let tomatoes cook properly for more 5-7 minutes till chutney becomes little thick.
  • Switch off the flame. Khattmeethi (tomato chutney) is ready to be served. you can have it with puries, chapaties, parathas, etc.



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