Tomato Thokku

Tomato Thokku by simplyspices

Ingredients:

  • 5-6 ct. Tomatoes, big in size
  • 2 tsp. Red chilli powder
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic, optional
  • 1/4 tsp. Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp. Fenugreek powder
  • 5 Tbsp. Oil
  • 1 tsp. Mustard
  • 2 sprigs Curryleaves
  • 1/4 tsp. Asafoetida
  • 1 small piece Jaggery
  • 2 tsp. Salt, adjust accordingly

Method:

  • Wash the tomatoes; make puree using blender.
  • Heat a heavy bottomed pan with 1 Tbsp. oil and temper with mustard,garlic, curry leaves and asafoetida powder; fry little bit.
  • Add tomatoe puree.
  • Add turmeric, chili powder and salt.
  • Mix well; reduce the flame to medium low;stir in between to avoid burning.
  • Meanwhile, heat rest of the oil in a small pan; add heated oil in between while stirring.
  • Cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • After few minutes, oil started to oozing out.
  • Add jaggery and fenugreek powder and mix well.
  • Turn off the stove and cool down.
  • Transfer to airtight container and refrigerate.
  • Serve with Yogurt rice,Chappathi,dosa or Idli.

Note:

  • Always use dry spoon;Can be used for a month if handled properly.
  • To make Fenugreek powder, in a pan fry fenugreek seeds grind them fine in blender; store it in airtight container. This powder can be used in Tamarind rice, Vathal Kulambu etc.,

Does anything taste better than homegrown vegetables? Yes! These tomatoes from our vegetable garden.

2 comments:

Tina said...

looks delicious....

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow wat a tempting Thokku,luks too gud...

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