1 large Onion
1 tsp tomato puree
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1 inch piece ginger/ 1 tsp ginger powder
3 cloves of garlic
1 tsp cayenne powder
Salt to taste
Sesame Oil(best) or if you cannot find it Canola oil is fine.
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
Curry leaves -2/3
Chop onions, tomatoes, ginger and garlic. Heat a pan with sesame oil and add the chopped garlic, ginger and onions.
Add salt, cayenne, cumin coriander powder and saute for about 5 minutes till the onions are light brown. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute till the tomatoes also take in all the flavors of the spices and are well cooked. Then transfer to a blender and blend well till smooth.
For garnish, add sesame oil to the pan and add mustard seeds and curry leaves till you hear them splutter!!!!
Transfer the blended chutney paste to the pan with garnish and mix well. Enjoy!!!