Clean, wash and pat dry coriander leaves, chop them and keep aside, wash red chillies and cut into middle. Heat oil in a pan add popu ingredients and fry.
Once done add chopped red chillies, chopped tomato, tamarind and fry, cover with a lid and allow it to cook for 2 mins. Then add chopped coriander leaves and stir-fry for 1 min on low flame and turn off the flame.
Once cooled grind them along with the remaining ingredients into a coarse paste. Now tomato pandu mirchi kothimeera pachadi is ready. Transfer the ground chutney to a bowl and serve with rice, roti and dosa.