Ever wondered what makes dhaba food so extraordinary. The foods are the same, recipes are the same, spices are the same, but something is amiss when we make the same meals at home. We are not sure but it could probably be the cooking technique that dhabas us to serve us those mouth-watering dishes. Roti, sabzi and dal apart, their chutneys are also out of the world. Everything tastes better with the special spicy tomato chutney that almost all dhabas serve with all their meals.
The invigorating aroma and spicy flavour is something else. Have you noticed the powerful smoky flavour in the tomato chutney? That's it; this is the secret to making delicious tomato chutney that can be paired with all kinds of Indian meals.
We found out just the perfect recipe of tomato chutney on YouTube channel 'Something's Cooking With Alpa' by popular food vlogger Alpa Modi. The roasted spicy tomato chutney can be made with just a handful of ingredients that are commonly found in Indian kitchens. Take a look -
Watch: Dhaba-Style Roasted Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe Video
The recipe of this unique tomato chutney is so easy that you'll make it again and again. Just place whole tomatoes, onion, green chillies and garlic on flame and roast them. You can either place them all together on a net or roast them individually over the direct flame by holding them with tongs.
When the roasted foods cool down, peel them, chop them and crush them in a mortar and pestle along with salt and fresh coriander leaves. See, it's so easy to make!
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