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Spicy Sesame Tomato Chutney

Yields1 ServingPrep Time10 minsCook Time12 minsTotal Time22 mins

Region: Nepali
Rating: 9/10

 1 tbsp oil
 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
 ½ 1/2-inch piece of ginger, coarsely chopped
 1 tbsp red pepper flakes
 3 tbsp sesame seeds
 1 cup red onion, chopped
 14 oz canned diced tomato
 2 tbsp soy sauce
 ¼ cup lemon juice
 1 cup water

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium. Add the garlic and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Add the sesame seeds and red pepper flakes and let toast for 1 minute.


Add the onion to the skillet and saute until soft, about 4 minutes, then add the canned tomatoes. Cook until soft and juicy, about 5 minutes.


Transfer the mixture to a blender, add the soy sauce, lemon juice, and water and blend until smooth. Taste and add salt if desired. Use immediately or allow to chill in fridge.