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thakkali thokku recipe
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tomato thokku recipe | thakkali thokku recipe | spicy tomato pickle recipe

easy tomato thokku recipe | thakkali thokku recipe | spicy tomato pickle recipe
Course pickle
Cuisine south indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 1 jar
Author HEBBARS KITCHEN

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 6 large tomato chopped
  • small ball sized tamarind
  • 1 tsp jaggery / gud
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp methi / fenugreek seeds
  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi
  • 1 tbsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • 1 tsp salt

for tempering:

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ¾ tsp mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp hing / asafoetida
  • few curry leaves

Instructions

  • firstly, saute 6 large tomatoes in 3 tbsp oil.
  • also add a small ball sized tamarind, 1 tsp jaggery and mix well.
  • cover and cook for 10 - 15 minutes or till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  • mash the tomatoes slightly making sure it is cooked completely.
  • further, add the roasted and powdered methi and mustard seeds, ½ tsp turmeirc, 1 tbsp red chilli powder and 1 tsp salt.
  • mix well making sure the spices are combined well and oil separates.
  • in a small kadai, heat 2 tsp oil for tempering.
  • further, add ¾ tsp mustard seeds, ¼ tsp hing and few curry leaves.
  • allow to splutter and pour the tempering onto the prepared tomato thokku.
  • finally, mix well and tomato thokku / tomato pickle is ready to serve with rice, idli or dosa. or store in a airtight container and refrigerate.