Green Tomato Chutney with Deep Fried Cajun Onions

Green Tomato Chutney with Deep Fried Cajun Onions

From   Tea Time

Prep: 20 minutes

Cook: 20 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: Mexican

Crispy Cajun spice flavoured onion rings served with a flavourful chutney


  • Green tomato chutney
  • Green tomatoes 300 gms
  • Ginger, finely chopped 1 tsp
  • Fresh red chilli, finely chopped 1
  • Raisins 125 gms
  • Brown sugar 125 gms
  • Cider vinegar 100 ml
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic 2 cloves
  • Red capsicum, chopped ¼
  • Spring onion, choipped 1
  • Fresh parsley 1 sprig
  • Cajun onions
  • Medium onions, cut in to round slices and rings separated 4
  • Cajun spice mix ½ tbsp
  • Oil to deep-fry
  • Gram flour 75 gms
  • Rice flour 75 gms
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste


  • Cut the green tomatoes roughly, and put them in a blender along with ginger, red chilli and raisins and blend.
  • Heat a non-stick pan and transfer the tomato mixture into it. Add brown sugar, cider vinegar, salt and garlic and cook on low heat.
  • Add red capsicum and cook till the mixture is thick. Add spring onions and mix. Transfer chutney into a serving bowl.
  • Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan.
  • Take gram flour, rice flour, Cajun spice, red chilli powder and salt in a mixing bowl and mix.
  • Add sufficient cold water and whisk to make a smooth and thick batter.
  • Dip the onions rings in the batter and deep fry in hot oil on medium heat till golden brown. Drain on absorbent paper.
  • Arrange the onion rings on a serving platter and serve hot with green tomato chutney.