Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku | How to make Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku

By Priya Tharshini  |  12th May 2017  |  
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About Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku Recipe

Tomato Thokku is a type of pickle made with tomatoes and spices. It is the quickest and easiest home made pickle that goes well with idli, dosa, chapati and also tastes best with curd rice.

Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku is a popular aromatic and delicious dish. You can try making this amazing Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku in your kitchen. This recipe requires 10 minutes for preparation and 30 minutes to cook. The Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku by Priya Tharshini has detailed steps with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku at home without any difficulty. Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku is enjoyed by everyone and can be served on special occasions. The flavours of the Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku would satiate your taste buds. You must try making Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku this weekend. Share your Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku 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 Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku you can comment on the recipe page to connect with the Priya Tharshini. You can also rate the Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku and give feedback.

Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku

Ingredients to make Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku

  • Tomato - 1kg (Roma tomatoes preferred)
  • Sesame oil - 5 tbsp
  • mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • hing - 1tbsp
  • salt - to taste
  • Red chili powder - 2 tbsp
  • turmeric - 1 tsp
  • jaggery - 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds & Fenugreek seeds powder = 1/2 tbsp (crush both seeds equally using pestle or blender)

How to make Tomato Thokku /Thakkali Thokku

  1. Wash and chop the tomatoes finely. Heat sesame oil in a nonstick pan and add mustard seeds. Allow to pop and add the hing, red chili powder. Mix well.
  2. Add the tomatoes and cook for 3 minutes then add salt, turmeric and mix well. Cook for 10 minutes till the tomatoes become soft then add jaggery and cook until thick.
  3. Cook for 5 more minutes till it forms a thokku consistency and the oil separates and leaves the sides.
  4. Add the fenugreek and mustard powder. Mix well and Turn off the stove.
  5. Tomato Thokku is ready to serve. Store in a airtight container.

My Tip:

1. You can refrigerate this even for 10 days. 2. Instead of chopping you can also grind the tomatoes.

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