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Tomato Pickle Recipe | Instant Thakkali Thokku | Tomato Garlic Achaar

easy Tomato Pickle Recipe | Instant Thakkali Thokku | Tomato Garlic Achaar
Course pickle
Cuisine south india
Keyword Tomato Pickle Recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 1 box
Calories 1960kcal


  • 1 kg tomato
  • 50 gram tamarind seedless
  • 4 tbsp chilli powder
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • ¾ cup oil
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp urad dal
  • 1 tsp chana dal
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • pinch hing
  • 10 garlic crushed
  • 4 dried red chilli
  • few curry leaves


  • firstly, in a large vessel take enough water and get to a boil.
  • once the water comes to a boil, add 1 kg red tomatoes.
  • boil for 5 minutes, or until the tomatoes are blanched well.
  • cool completely, and peel the skin of tomato.
  • also, roughly chop the tomatoes. make sure there are no insects in tomatoes.
  • transfer the chopped tomato into a large kadai.
  • add 50 gram tamarind and mix well. adjust the amount of tamarind based on the sourness of the tomato.
  • cover and cook until the mixture turns soft and mushy.
  • cool completely, and transfer to the mixer jar.
  • also add 4 tbsp chilli powder and 2 tbsp salt.
  • grind to smooth paste without adding any water.
  • in a pan heat, ¾ cup oil. add 1 tsp mustard, 1 tsp urad dal, 1 tsp chana dal, ½ tsp cumin and pinch hing.
  • also add 10 garlic, 4 dried red chilli and few curry leaves.
  • splutter the tempering and fry until the garlic turns slightly golden.
  • pour into blended tomato paste and mix well.
  • cook for 2 minutes or until all the flavours are absorbed well.
  • cool completely, and transfer to a glass jar.
  • finally, tomato pickle is ready to enjoy for 3 months or more when stored in the refrigerator.


Calories: 1960kcal | Carbohydrates: 103g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 176g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 51g | Monounsaturated Fat: 108g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14612mg | Potassium: 3464mg | Fiber: 29g | Sugar: 58g | Vitamin A: 17971IU | Vitamin C: 149mg | Calcium: 331mg | Iron: 12mg