Tomato Thokku

Tomato thokku is an instant version of tomato pickle. It has longer shelf life and tastes absolutely delicious It is a nice combo with dosa, idli, chapathi and rice. Here is the easy recipe for tomato Thokku.

  1. Tomato-1/2 kg
  2. Oil- 1/4 cup
  3. Mustard seeds-1 tsp
  4. Cumin seeds- 1/4 tsp
  5. Pearl onion chopped/shallots-1/4 cup
  6. Thinly chopped ginger-1 tsp
  7. Curry leaves-3 springs
  8. Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  9. Chilly powder-1 tbsp (as per spice tolerance)
  10. Asafoetida / hing/ kayam- 1/2 tsp
  11. Fenugreek seeds powder- 1/4 tsp
  12. Salt-to taste
  13. Tamarind-half of lemon size ball
  • Soak the tamarind in 1/2 cup of hot water.
  • Heat oil in a pan; splutter mustard seeds followed by cumin seeds.
  • Add shallots chopped and ginger; saute until nice golden.
  • Add curry leaves, turmeric powder, chilly powder, hing and fenugreek powder; mix well.
  • Quickly add thinly chopped tomato pieces and salt; saute until all the tomato pieces are mashed well.
  • Squeeze the pulp of tamarind and add it in to the tomato gravy.
  • Mix well and cooks on low flame for about 10-15 minutes or until oil floats on top.
  • Switch off the flame and allow to cool.
  • Store them in an airtight container for a week in normal temperature or in fridge for a month.
Tomato Thokku Tomato Thokku Reviewed by fejnaem on 21:05 Rating: 5

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