Cherries are one of the very low calorie fruits; however, are rich source of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals. Both sweet as well as tart cherries are packed with numerous health benefiting compounds that are essential for wellness.
Today I made a tangy and a spicy chutney with cherries. It tasted really good and can be served as an accompaniment for idli / dosa / paratha and can be used as a sandwich spread too:)
Onion – 1 medium sized
Tomato – 1 medium sized
Cherries – 1 cup ( washed and deseeded)
Sambar powder – 1 tsp
Oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard – 1 tsp
Split urad dal – 1 tsp
Curry leaves- few
Salt to taste
Peel, wash and chop onion.
Wash and chop tomato.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard. When it starts spluttering, add urad dal. Sauté for few seconds and then add chopped onion. Sauté till the onions turns pale.
Add the chopped tomato and cherries. Sauté for few mins and then add sambar powder and salt to taste.
Sauté till the cherries and tomatoes becomes soft.
Cool and grind to a coarse paste.
Garnish with curry leaves and serve:)