Thakali Thoku | How to make Thakali Thoku

By Priya Mani  |  14th May 2016  |  
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  • Thakali Thoku, How to make Thakali Thoku
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  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    30

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  • Serves

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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 (8)

Arundhati Rao19 days ago

How long will it last if kept without refrigeration?
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Syed Riyazkhan9 months ago

What is that powder
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Pushpa Taroor9 months ago

Good
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Krishna Raj9 months ago

Good
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Ravi Chandran9 months ago

Nice
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Priya Mani
9 months ago
Thank you so much :blush:

Thrilok Gowda2 years ago

Can we store it
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Priya Mani
9 months ago
Yes for a week in fridge

Oyendrila Bhaduri Goswami2 years ago

what is dry powder..
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Priya Mani
9 months ago
Given you ingredients

Priya Mary2 years ago

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