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Thakkali Poondu Thokku

Sanghi's picture
Tomato garlic pickle is my favourite. Tangy, spicy, tasty tomatoes with garlic combines in to a delicious pickle. Try and enjoy!
Ingredients
  Ripe red tomatoes 2
  Garlic 5 Clove (25 gm)
  Tamarind paste 1 Teaspoon
  Red chilli powder 3 Teaspoon (as per taste)
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Fenugreek seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Gingely oil 5 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

1. Grind the tomatoes with tamarind paste in to a fine paste without any lumps and keep aside.
2. Roast the fenugreek and asefeotida with a tsp oil and crush in to fine powder.
3. Heat 2 tsp oil in kadai, splutter the mustard, add the garlic and saute for 2mins(dont let it to brown), add the tomato paste, cover and let it boil in medium heat.
4. When the thokku gets little thick, add the turmeric powder, red chilli powder, fenugreek powder and salt and mix well. If needed add a tsp oil and again cover, simmer and boil for 5mins.
5. Now uncover, give a stir and adjust taste, boil till the oil floates on sides and thokku consistency is reached.
6. Store in an airtight container and relish!

Tastes great with Curd rice, dosa, idli, chappati.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Side Dish
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Rich
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Pickle
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Garlic
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
Back home, my grandma prepares this thakkali thokku and sends in bottles. I thought it would be difficult to get the exact taste and texture. But now, i decided to give a try. Amazingly it came out very well.
Subtitle: 
Thakkali poondu thokku (Tomato Garlic pickle)

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2 Comments

Yamuna Sivasankar's picture
Hi, Basically, I have great interest on cooking especially in making new recipes.I tried yours and it simply tastes very well for chapathi.....My husband likes very much and it is also a simple method of preparation. Thank u so much for giving a new recipe for our food Menu. Regards, Yamuna.
Misha's picture
Hi! How long can this pickle be stored with or without refrigeration? Regards, Misha