Thursday, September 11, 2014

Tomato Thokku | Thakkali Thokku | Tomato Dip

Tomato Thokku  |  Thakkali Thokku

  • 2 cup Tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/8 tsp turneric powder
  • A pinch of Jaggery/Vellam
  • 2 tbsp of Gingely oil
  • Salt to taste

1. Cube the tomatoes and set aside.

2. Heat oil in heavy-bottemed pan, add mustard seed and urad dal to it.

3. When mustard seed starts to splutter, add cubed tomatoes in it.

4. Stir Occasionally, til tomatoes turn to soft and pulpy.

5. Add in all the spices, mix and cook in low flame. 

6. After sometime, the oil will ooze out from the thokku. Turn off the flame and serve with Idly or Dosa.

How to store:

Once it completely cooled down, store it in air tight container. Use dry spoon every time. It will stay good upto a week.

Tomato Thokku  |  Thakkali Thokku
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  1. oh yummy- i love this chutney- thanx for sharing!

  2. Hi Bhawya, I was thinking of what to do with the tomatoes lately. Thank you for reminding about Tomato Tokku... I'm going to do this :) Hey, nice new look of your blog header... TC! Keep smiling :)

    1. Glad to see ur comment sindhu :) Thank you.. Enjoy your breakfast :)

  3. I love to make chutney, this would be a great recipe to try for a change.

  4. Is it the same which is served at every restaurant in South India with Idli and Dosa? I used to identify chutnies served with their colors: while, red & green :)

  5. My love for tomatoes brought me here and you left my mouth watering.

  6. Tomato chutney looks delicious, my favorite amma used to make it.

  7. Nice clicks dear...this is my favorite chutney too...I usually add lots of garlic and a little bit of tamarind as well for this chutney...will try your version next time :)


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