Monsoon Coast

Sweet Tomato Chutney

Delicious as a side dish with Indian meals or with a charcuterie board.


2 TBL oil or ghee

1 tsp black mustard seed

1-28 oz can diced tomatoes, drained) (use fresh if available)

2 TBL packed brown sugar

¼ cup raisins

1 TBL Punjabi Garam Masala

salt to taste

1 bunch cilantro, chopped fine.

Squeeze of lemon.


1 – Cook the black mustard seeds in the oil or ghee at a medium high heat until the seeds crackle.
2 – Add the tomatoes and cook over medium heat until sauce is reduced down and thickened.
3 – Add raisins and brown sugar as the cooking continues. Cover and simmer on low heat for 30 minutes.
4 – Stir in the Punjabi Garam Masala, cilantro, salt and squeeze of lemon and remove from heat.
5 – Cool and refrigerate or serve warm.