Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle | How to make Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle

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About Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle

Vengaya Thokku / Onion Thokku is the easy and tasty pickle variety which is made of shallots and red chilli along with tamarind, salt, jaggery. This can be had as a side dish for Idli, dosa, chapati or curd rice.

Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle in your kitchen. This recipe requires 15 minutes for preparation and 15 minutes to cook. The Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle by Priya Tharshini has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle at home without any difficulty. Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle this weekend. Share your Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle cooking experience on the BetterButter platform. You can also use the "What's cooking" feature on the app to get in touch with other home chefs like Priya Tharshini for inputs. In case you have any queries for Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Priya Tharshini. You can also rate the Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle and give feedback.

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time15mins
  • Serves5People
Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle

Ingredients to make Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle

  • Sesame oil  - 3  tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - little chopped ( optional )
  • Small Onions / Shallots -  25 nos
  • Red Chili - 5 nos
  • Tamarind Extract  - 3 - 4 tbsp ( thick )
  • Jaggery - 1 tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Hing - 1/4 tsp

How to make Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle

  1. In a pan add 1 tbsp of oil and saute the red chilli. Once sauteed remove from heat. Peel the shallots / small onions.
  2. Soak tamarind in warm water and extract its juice.Discard the pulp.
  3. In the blender add the red chilli, shallots, tamarind extract, salt and Hing. Grind it to a fine paste. Then add the jaggery.
  4. Blend it well. No need to add water. Heat remaining oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  5. When it splutters, add ground onion paste. Cook till it becomes thick and oil starts separating in a low flame.
  6. Turn off the flame and allow this to cool. Store it in a clean bottle.
  7. Serve this with hot idlis and enjoy...!!
My Tip: 1. Adjust salt and chills according to your taste. 2.  You can also make this Thokku with big onions, but taste varies.

Reviews for Onion Thokku | Vengayam Thokku | Shallots Pickle (1)

Anmol Batra4 months ago
mouthwatering
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