This homemade tomato chilli sauce is easy to make and tastes just delightful! Use it for spreads, dips, or even as a base for curries and you have a perfect dish.
What do you do when you have extra tomatoes and chillies at home? You can make some tomato soup or if you’re in the mood for something else, try making our tangy Tomato Chilli Sauce. It’s a good spicy replacement for the hot and sweet tomato ketchup or tomato sauce which is everyone’s favorite go-to for a sandwich or a dip. The spicy-sweet and tangy taste of fresh tomatoes is just perfect!
Just replace the readymade or store-bought tomato sauces with our homemade tomato chilli sauce, that’s more natural and healthier too. Not only does the sweet and spicy tomato chutney taste delicious, but it has multiple uses too! And best of all, no cooking involved.
What Ingredients Do You Need To Make Tomato Chilli Sauce?
All you need to make tomato chutney is a few tomatoes, some dry Kashmiri chillies, onions, garlic and salt and sugar to taste.
How To Make Home-Made Tomato Chilli sauce?
Dice the tomatoes, onions, and garlic into smaller pieces. Remove the stems and the seeds from the dry red Kashmiri chillies. Soak the dry chillies in water for a little while.
Add all these ingredients to a food processor or a mixer-grinder and grind to a paste. Add salt and sugar to taste.
The salt and sugar act as preservatives, so you can store this tomato chutney or tomato sauce in the fridge for a few weeks. And quite a bit longer in the freezer.
Just take out a bit of the homemade spicy tomato sauce whenever you need to serve some as a dip or to add as a paste to curries.
Spicy Homemade Tomato Chilli Sauce
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- 3 Tomatoes Diced
- 4 Dried Kashmiri Chillies Seeds and stems removed
- 1 Onion Diced
- 6 Cloves Garlic Diced
- .5 teaspoon Salt
- 1 Tablespoon Sugar Skip sugar if using this recipe for the Daniel fast!
- Dice the tomatoes, onion and garlic into smaller pieces.
- Remove the seeds and stems of the dry red Kashmiri Chilies and soak the chilies in water for a few minutes.
- Add all these to a mixer-grinder with salt and sugar and grind to a paste.
- And your Tomato Chilli Sauce is ready!
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- Remove the stems and seeds of the chilies before using them.
- Dice the Onion, Tomatoes, and Garlic into smaller pieces before grinding.
- Add salt and sugar to taste, but skip the sugar on the Daniel Fast.
- Use as a dip, spread or even a base for curries or marinades.
Nutrition (Per Serving)
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Cooking Tips & Tricks
- De-seed the dry red chillies and remove the stems before soaking them.
- Dice the onions, tomatoes and garlic into smaller pieces that your mixer-grinder will like.
- Add salt and sugar for taste.
- Use as a spread, dip or even a base for curries.
What Can I Serve This Tomato Sauce With?
This spicy tomato sauce goes with almost anything. You can make it with these snacks.
- My mom’s special watermelon rind fries
- Boiled purple yam
- Semi-fried sweet potatoes
- Masala potato fry, although that tastes perfect on its own!
- Easy Homemade Fennel Appetizer
- Breadfruit chips
- East Indian rice crepes
You can also just spread it on toasted buttered bread and eat.
Questions About Tomato Chilli Sauce
How Long Can You Store Tomato Chilli Sauce?
Tomato Chili Sauce can be stored in an air-tight jar or container for about 2 weeks in the refrigerator or 6 months in the freezer.
What Can Tomato Chili Sauce Be Used For?
This homemade spicy tomato sauce can be used as a spread for sandwiches, a dip for snacks, and also as a base for curries, or a marinade for meats.
Can I Use Different Vegetables to make This Sauce?
Yes, for a slightly different flavour you can also add carrots and/or ginger or even lemons for a tangier taste.
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