Avocado Tomato Chutney or dip is another simple recipe that you can make in a few minutes. You might be familiar with various tomato dip recipes or guacamole with avocados, but in this recipe, we will be mixing the two to make this amazingly delicious and healthy dip.
With many nutrients and antioxidants such as folic acid, Omega 3, Magnesium, Potassium, Fibre, Vitamin A, C, D, E, K and B group vitamins, this avocado dip is a superfood.
Heat oil in a saucepan. Once hot, add dry red chillies and let it roast until till chars and smokes a bit, about 10 minutes on medium-low flame.
Throw in the chana dahl and sauté for 5 minutes until they turn crunchy and hard.
Add onions, tomatoes, garlic, asafoetida, tamarind, water and cook covered for 15 minutes. Add salt and let it cool.
Once cooled to room temperature, grind them to a smooth paste with avocado.
Make the tempering by heating oil in another saucepan. Once hot, add mustard seeds and let it pop. Throw in the dry red chilly, asafoetida and curry leaves. Saute for a minute and add it to the avocado-tomato chutney. Check for seasoning. Serve with hot steamy idlis.