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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

THAKKALI THOKKU(TOMATO PICKLE) | THAKKALI THOKKU RECIPE

      Though i used to make pickles when i was in India, this is the first time i am making pickles after coming to singapore. Tomato thokku , i learnt from my cousin as she makes it often for her kids who love this the most. Madhu and Nivi, this post specially comes for you.
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INGREDIENTS:
TOMATO(MEDIUM SIZED) 10 NOS.
SAMBAR POWDER 4 TSP
CHILLI POWDER 1 TSP
JAGGERY 1/4 TSP
SALT AS NEEDED
SESAME OIL 4 TBLSP
MUSTARD SEEDS 1/4 TSP
ASFOETIDA 1/4 TSP
FENUGREEK SEEDS 1/4 TSP
CURRY LEAVES FEW

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METHOD:
  • Wash to the tomatoes and cut them into four pieces.
  • Put it in a mixie and make them into puree.
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  • In a kadai, add oil and throw in the mustard seeds, feneugreek seeds,curry leaves(i didnt have stock ,so didnt use)and asfoetida powder.
  • When the mustard seeds splutter,add the tomato puree to it and add the chilli powder, sambhar powder ,salt and jaggery to it.
  • Mix well.
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  • Keep the flame in low for 15- 20 mins, stirring in between.
  • When the gravy thickens and leaves oil on the sides, switch off the flame
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  • When it is cool, transfer it to an airtight bottle.
  • Add a tsp of sesame oil on the top of this.
  • Keep in the fridge and can use this for a month.
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Note:
  1. Instead of using chilli powder and sambhar powder, you can use red chilli powder only.
  2. Whenever you take the pickle from the container,use a dry spoon.

27 comments:

  1. Looks so yummy and tempting.I love it with idly and dosa

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  2. I love tomato thokku.. this looks too good and tempting. Pictures are so good jeyashri.

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  3. Hi akka,

    Nalla thokku...Lovely clicks...

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  4. I loved your version,lovely clicks jeyashri!

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  5. ahaa drooling here ..tomato thokku looks very tempting..mmmm

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  6. Truly makes me drool. Very well done Jeyasri !!

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  7. I have heard a lot about this pickle..but never had or prepared it..your recipe sounds great n the pic is so tempting..bookmarking it ..thanks for sharing Jeyashri :)

    US Masala

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  8. This one looks so tasty...nice stepwise also...luved the first click very much

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  9. Nice clicks, ur new camera is surely doing a great job.
    The thokku looks superb.
    FOODELICIOUS

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  10. Looks so tangy and colofull..

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  11. Yummy thokku..am drooling cing the picture

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  12. Temptng mine version is slightly different. will post soon.

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  13. Different version of tomato thokku, sounds delicious dear..

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  14. tongue tickling recipe ....good preservative ... loved the clicks as always

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  15. Fingerlicking tomato pickle..

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  16. It looks perfect and delicious..

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  17. Yummy.. and well clicked too
    One more tomato thokku.. recipe in blogosphere... :)

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  18. I simple love tomato thokku, and this is such a mouth watering presentation.
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  19. hi jeyashree
    i like tomato thokku....always have it with curd rice....i have a doubt...can i ask?have u made lemon pickle?i tried 2-3 times...didnt come out well....it has a sour taste...plz advice.thanks

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    1. thanks renu, Even i was thinking abt posting lemon pickle recipe, Even i havent tried. will ask my mom about this doubt and get back to u

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  20. JEYASHRI
    i made tomato thokku,it goes well with curd rice.thanks for the recipe.

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  21. Jeyashri,

    This thokku reminds me of my late valiyamma (periyamma) .She introduced us to Thokku and tomato thokku was her fav...Uhh..Reliving those memories and I just loved your blog.

    Keep posting such delicious n yummy recipes,Gud work..

    Cheers,

    Sangeetha Menon
    www.bumpsnbaby.com

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  22. Thokku came out exactly how it looks..tastes spicy spice... thanks for the recipe Jeyashri..

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  23. Thokku came out exactly how it appears here.. tastes super spicy... THnaks for the recipe Jeyashri.. Pls share the recipe for lime pickle

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  24. hi jeyasri..
    your dishes and the way you have posted, it is excellent.
    awesome.. really a great work.
    i am new to cooking.. and you have inspired me a lot
    keep doing

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