Chutney (for Momos) Recipe

The Chutney or the Sauce that is served with Momos in India is very spicy and is packed with flavor. Here is a simple Chutney that can be served with Momos or had with a lot of other dishes. Enjoy this delicious Sauce and hold your horses till the next video. No prizes for guessing what the next video will be 🙂

Prep Time: 2 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Makes: Approx 1/2 cup

Ingredients:

Ripe Tomatoes – 2, cut length-wise
Dry Red Chillies or Kashmiri Chillies – to taste
Water – 1 cup
Salt – to taste
Sugar – 1/2 tsp or as needed

Method:

1. Put the Tomatoes and the Dry Red Chillies in a saucepan and add Water.
2. Cover and allow it to come to a boil.
3. Remove cover and allow it to boil for another 8-10 minutes.
4. The Red Chillies should be soft, the Tomatoes cooked and their peel be easily removed.
5. Once done, pour into a sieve or a colander.
6. Allow the Tomatoes to cool down so they are easy to handle.
7. Remove the peels from the Tomatoes and transfer to a blander.
8. Transfer the Dry Red Chillies to the blender as well.
9. Discard the Water or use in Daals or for kneading dough for Chapatis or Parathas. Careful, it may be spicy!
10. Add Salt and a bit of Sugar and blend to a smooth paste.
11. Check seasoning and serve. Store in refrigerator till ready to use.

0 thoughts on “Chutney (for Momos) Recipe

  1. Looks yummy! I cannot wait to see your momo recipe!! Also, Can I ask what those two tall wooden post looking things with the brass tops are?? they are so pretty!

    1. Hi Brian,

      They are brass lamps and are used during festivals at home and at temples. We put oil and top portion and then cotton wicks and light them 🙂
      Thanks!

  2. Thanks for the recipe. we can have it with idli, dosa, pongal, etc
    I have one comment not related to food..when you ate the chtney,half your face was covered with hair and we could hardly see the reaction. you have a beautiful face and would love to see the hsir slightly away from face. (I don’t mean anything negative…)

  3. Hi,

    U r doing a wonderful job….Just wondering if u have the moms recipe itself..please do let me know.

    Cheers
    Mary

  4. Thanks for sharing this….I miss the lovely momos that are found in Guwahati and Shillong…
    Waiting for your momo recipe, Please don’t make us wait too long………..

    Thanks once again…

  5. Hello Anuja ,
    My Home town is Dehradun ( famous for Momos) and now live in US from last 8 years and was craving for Perfect Momos Chutney .. Thanks a lot for Sharing Recipes . I love all your recipes.
    Thanks

  6. Hello Anuja ,
    My Home town is Dehradun ( famous for Momos) and now live in US from last 8 years and was craving for Perfect Momos Chutney .. Thanks a lot for Sharing Recipes . I love all your recipes.
    Thanks
    Medha

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