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Tomato Pachadi, Momos Chutney & Tomato Chokha By Chef Pankaj Bhadouria

Tomato Pachadi, Momos Chutney & Tomato Chokha

Tomato Pachadi, Momos Chutney, and Tomato Chokha are the three tangy and tasty chutneys that serve as accompaniments. Chef Pankaj Bhadouria brings these three flavourful Indian sauces to your kitchen.
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Cooking Time

10-20 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

10-20 Min



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  • For Tomato Pachadi

    • 2 tbsp oil

    • 1 tsp mustard seeds

    • 1 tsp fenugreek seeds

    • pinch of asafoetida

    • 1 tbsp split chickpeas

    • 1 tbsp white lentil

    • 12-15 curry leaves

    • 4 dried red chillies

    • 1 cup tomato pulp

    • ½ cup chopped tomatoes

    • salt to taste

    • ½ cup tamarind pulp

    • 1-2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander

  • For Momos Chutney

    • 10-12 dried red chillies soaked in vinegar

    • 2-3 tbsp oil

    • 1 tbsp chopped garlic

    • 2 tbsp chopped onions

    • 1 cup chopped tomatoes

    • salt to taste

  • For Tomato Chokha

    • 5 tomatoes

    • ½ cup chopped coriander leaves

    • 1 tsp chopped garlic

    • 2-3 chopped green chillies

    • 2 tbsp lemon juice

    • 1 cup chopped onions

    • salt to taste

    • 1-2 tbsp mustard oil


  1. 1

    Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, a pinch of asafoetida, split chickpeas, white lentils, curry leaves, dried red chillies and saute.
  2. 2

    Add tomato pulp, chopped tomatoes, salt and saute. Cook until the tomatoes get soft.
  3. 3

    Add tamarind pulp, chopped coriander and mix well.
  4. 4

    Once the mixture cools down, blend it coarsely and served.
  5. 5

    Soak deseeded dried red chillies in vinegar for an hour.
  6. 6

    Heat oil in a pan, add roughly chopped garlic and saute till golden brown.
  7. 7

    Add chopped onions, tomatoes, salt, soaked chillies and cook until onions and tomatoes are done.
  8. 8

    Blend this mixture and momos chutney is ready to serve.
  9. 9

    Roast the tomatoes from all sides on a low flame.
  10. 10

    Let the tomato cool and de-skin it. Finely chop the roasted tomatoes.
  11. 11

    In a bowl, mix chopped tomatoes, chopped coriander leaves, chopped garlic, chopped green chillies, lemon juice, chopped onions, salt and mustard oil.
  12. 12

    Tomato Chokha is ready to serve.

Tomato Pachadi, Momos Chutney, and Tomato Chokha are tangy chutneys that have, as their name suggests, tomato as the main ingredient. Indian cuisine has a wide variety of chutneys that are made with a wide variety of ingredients that differ from state to state and region to region. These tangy and delicious chutney are generally served as an accompaniment to a meal or with snacks such as samosa, momos, idli, vada and pakodas. 

Chef Pankaj’s Tomato Pachadi, Momos Chutney, and Tomato Chokha are bursting with flavours and aromas and make your food come alive.