Thakkali Thokku Recipe
Thakkali Thokku is the simplest and tastiest side dish for idli, dosa, chapathi and rice.This thokku can be stored in the refrigerator for 5-6 days.
Servings Prep Time
3 people 15minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
3 people 15minutes
Cook Time
  1. In a blender, puree the tomatoes with tamarind.
  2. In a pan, heat oil. Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal. Fry till they sizzle and pop.
  3. Now add chopped ginger and fry till the raw smell of the ginger disappears.
  4. Add the curry leaves and red chili. Fry for a few seconds.
  5. Add turmeric powder, hing and red chili powder. Fry for 1-2 second.
  6. All the frying should be done on a low flame, so that the spices do not get burnt.
  7. Mix in the tomato-tamarind paste.
  8. Stir the mixture well. Season with salt.
  9. Simmer on a low flame for 5 minutes.
  10. Once cooled, store tomato thokku in a clean, dry, airtight jar.
Recipe Notes

Tomato Thokku can be kept in the refrigerator and stored for 4-5 days.

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