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TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE


TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE


 Thokku is an important item in south Indian households. There are variety of thokku we can make using mango, mango ginger, ginger, etc.,
Today’s recipe is tomato thokku. It is so easy and delicious dish.
It goes perfect with curd rice, pulao, chapathi, poori. We can even mix with white rice.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

Ok now coming to the recipe.  
TOMATO THOKKU
SOAKING TIME: - | PREPARATION TIME: 5 mins | COOKING TIME: 15 mins
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE
AUTHOR: KUZHALIS SAMAIYALARAI
RECIPE TYPE: PICKLES
CUISINE: SOUTH INDIAN
YIELDS:  1 CUP

INGREDIENTS:
           
                        3 big tomatoes
                        1 big gooseberry size tamarind
                        1 tablespoon salt
                        2 tablespoon red chilli powder
                        ½ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
                        8 to 10 garlic pods
                        1 tablespoon jaggery powder
            To temper
                        3 tablespoon oil*
              1 teaspoon mustard
                        3 red chillies
                        1/2 teaspoon asafetida
                        Few curry leaves
*sesame oil tastes best
                       

VIDEO RECIPE LINK:  https://youtu.be/3Cda4yaMwRo
PREPARATION:
Chop the tomatoes and keep it ready.
Chop the garlic into small pieces if you are using big garlic pods.
Dry roast the fenugreek seeds and grind it into smooth powder.
 
METHOD:
In a thick bottomed pan add a tablespoon of oil, then chopped tomatoes, tamarind.
Close with a lid and let it cook in medium flame.
Once the water is drained and the tomatoes are cooked soft, remove from heat and let it cool down completely.
Grind the cooked tomato and tamarind into smooth paste along with salt.
In a pan add remaining oil and let it heat.
Add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
Then add broken red chillies, curry leaves and garlic.
 Sauté well till the garlic is completely cooked and starts to brown.
Then add the ground tomato paste and red chilli powder.
Sauté continuosly and let it get thicken in medium flame.
Add the jaggery powder and mix well.
Add little more oil if the thokku looks dry.
Once the thokku becomes thick and shiny, add the fenugreek powder and mix well.
Remove from heat and allow it cool down completely and store in a glass container.
This thokku stays well for around 1 month if refrigerated.


NOTES:
  • Chop the tomatoes into small pieces will help to cook it faster.
  • Adding jaggery will help to balance the taste.
  • Dry roasting the fenugreek is important before grinding. It gives nice taste and flavour to the thokku(pickle)
  • You can reduce little red chilli powder and add some kashmiri chilli powder too, to get nice dark red colour.


VIDEO RECIPE:

STEP BY STEP PHOTOS:
Dry roast the fenugreek seeds and grind it into smooth powder.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

In a thick bottomed pan add a tablespoon of oil, then chopped tomatoes, tamarind.
Close with a lid and let it cook in medium flame.
Once the water is drained and the tomatoes are cooked soft, remove from heat and let it cool down completely.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

Grind the cooked tomato and tamarind into smooth paste along with salt.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

In a pan add remaining oil and let it heat.
Add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
Then add broken red chillies, curry leaves and garlic.
 Sauté well till the garlic is completely cooked and starts to brown.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

Then add the ground tomato paste and red chilli powder.
Sauté continuosly and let it get thicken in medium flame. Add the jaggery powder and mix well.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

Add little more oil if the thokku looks dry.
Once the thokku becomes thick and shiny, add the fenugreek powder and mix well.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE

Remove from heat and allow it cool down completely and store in a glass container.
This thokku stays well for around 1 month if refrigerated.
TOMATO THOKKU RECIPE , THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE, தக்காளி தொக்கு ,TOMATO PICKLE


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