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Spicy Tomato Chutney Recipe and How to Make It

This step by step tomato chutney recipe will have you making chutney in no time, made with fresh tomatoes, optional chilies, vinegar and spices.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Salsa
Cuisine: American, Indian
Keyword: chili peppers, chutney, recipe, spicy, tomato sauce, tomatoes
Servings: 40 tablespoons
Calories: 5kcal


  • 1.5 pounds red tomatoes chopped
  • 2-3 red chilies of choice chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced (optional)
  • ½ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt


  • Heat a pot to medium heat and add all of the ingredients.
  • Simmer, stirring often, until the mixture breaks down and becomes thick and sauce, about 20 minutes.
  • Enjoy!



Heat Factor: Mild, though you can easily adjust the heat with hotter or milder peppers, as well as chili flakes and powders.
Store in the fridge in airtight containers. Should last about a month.
Makes about 2.5 cups.


Calories: 5kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Sodium: 30mg | Potassium: 53mg | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 5.6mg | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg