May 23, 2011

Bangalorean Style Tomato / Thakkali Thokku

1 inch
Grated Coconut
2 tbs
1 tbs
Mustard Seeds
¼ tes
Urad Dal
½ tes
Curry Leaves
2 spring
Sambar Powder
2 tbs
To Taste

1. Put the tomatoes in hot water for 10-15 mins. Then remove the skin of the tomatoes and keep it aside.
2. Grind the tomato, cinnamom, cloves and grated coconut into a fine paste.
3. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Allow the seeds to pop.
4. Then add  the onion [ chop them into thin and lengthwise] and fry till it becomes translucent.
5. Now add the ground paste, sambar powder and salt. Mix them well and cook in a medium flame till the water evaporates.
6. Tomato thokku is ready. This goes well with dosai, chapathi and plain rice also.
Note : You can preserve the thokku by storing it in a air tight container and putting it in the refrigerator.


Hari Chandana P said...

Very nice recipe.. looks simply superb !!
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Chitra said...

tomato thokku looks delicious

Sangeetha M said...

nice inviting,thanx for sharing!!!

Vimitha Durai said...

Looks so very tangy... Would be great with dosas...

Sunanda said...

wow! such adroolworthy tomato chutney..

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Unknown said...

Looks so delicious and easy to prepare.

Priya Suresh said...

Slurp, mouthwatering here..delicious thokku..

Chitra said...

thank you for the recipe.

Julie said...

looks yummy..would have tasted good too!!

Anonymous said...

Sounds delicious with the coconut.

KrithisKitchen said...

Perfect thokku.. just drooling over ur pics..
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Suja Manoj said...

Tangy and yummy thokku..nice one dear.

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious thokku...

Sobha Shyam said...

looks delicious..nice recipe..

Nisha said...

Very interesting use of gram masala

Unknown said...

Simply superb thokku!

Jeyashris Kitchen said...

very nice twist of adding sambhar powder and cinnamon to the chutney

Vardhini said...

Love tomato thokku. Looks so yummy.


Rumana Rawat said...

Very nice recipe:)

Nandinis food said...

Wow! The thokku is very tempting and lovely!

Unknown said...

hmm..very testy recipe

Menaga Sathia said...

tangy n lovely thokku!!

Shylaja said...

Mouthwatering and tangy recipe
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Plateful said...

Sounds like a spicy and tangy curry - YUM!

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CinnamonNChillies said...

very interesting!!! Must be tasting yummy with dosas and idlis!

Shanavi said...

My mom makes tomato thokku with coconut paste for idli n dosa, but never added cloves..(garam masals)..will try this next time... Finger licking thokku

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