Thakali Thoku | How to make Thakali Thoku

By Priya Mani  |  14th May 2016  |  
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About Thakali Thoku Recipe

Thakali Thoku, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Thakali Thoku by Priya Mani will definitely help you in its preparation. The Thakali Thoku can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Thakali Thoku is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Thakali Thoku step by step. The detailed explanation makes Thakali Thoku so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Thakali Thoku can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Thakali Thoku from BetterButter.

Thakali Thoku

Ingredients to make Thakali Thoku

  • Tomato 1 kg to 1 1/2 kg (Grind tomatoes into puree and keep aside)
  • oil as required.
  • mustard seeds 1 tbsp
  • salt as per taste
  • turmeric powder 1/2 tbsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 3 tbsp
  • hing 1/2 tbsp
  • Dry powder: (Dry roast and grind coarsely)
  • coriander seeds 1 tbsp
  • red chilli 4 to 5
  • sesame seeds 1 tbsp (white)

How to make Thakali Thoku

  1. In a pan add oil and mustard seeds. Once the seeds crackle, add the tomato puree and mix well (You can add ginger garlic paste).
  2. Add salt, turmeric powder, hing and kashmiri red Chilli powder and mix well. Close the lid. Cook for 15 minutes until simmer. Add the dry powder 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp. Cook for 10 minutes on simmer. Add some gingelly or sesame oil.
  3. Turn off the flame. Let it cool and store in air tight container. Enjoy your tomato pickle/ thoku with hot steamed rice, idli, dosa etc.

My Tip:

Buy tomatoes which are rich red in color.

Reviews for Thakali Thoku (7)

Syed Riyazkhan6 days ago

What is that powder

Pushpa Taroor20 days ago


Krishna Raj20 days ago


Ravi Chandran20 days ago

Priya Mani
20 days ago
Thank you so much :blush:

Thrilok Gowdaa year ago

Can we store it
Priya Mani
20 days ago
Yes for a week in fridge

Oyendrila Bhaduri Goswamia year ago

what is dry powder..
Priya Mani
20 days ago
Given you ingredients

Priya Mary2 years ago

it's very spicy and hot. my kids like very much. thanks for the recipe
Priya Mani
20 days ago
Thank you so much :blush:

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