Instant Tomato Thokku

Everything instant these days catch our attention. πŸ˜› I keep looking for easy side dishes/ recipes for breakfast and paranthas. Since tomatoes are cheap and the nice red ones looks tempting, thought of making this pickle. This is one such side dish. Can be made in advance and goes well with dosa/idli/upma etc.

Tomato Thokku

Here’s the recipe:

Ingredients:

Tomatoes: 8- 10 Medium sized ones

Tamarind: 2-3 small pieces

Red Chili powder (Kashmiri): 2 tbsp

Red chili powder (for spice) : 2 tbsp (adjust as needed)

Salt to taste

To temper:

Oil: 3 tbsp

Mustard seeds: 1 tsp

Hing a pinch

 

 

Tomato ThokkuMethod:

  1. Chop the tomatoes finely.
  2. In a wide pan, add a tbsp of oil add the tomatoes,tamarind pieces, salt and cook for around 10 minutes on low flames till the tomatoes turn mushy.
  3. Allow it to cool and then grind them for a few seconds.
  4. Β Heat the same pan, add oil and “To temper” Items and the grind tomatoes and spices.
  5. Cook well n low flame till oil separates.
  6. Β Store in a glass container and use a dry spoon to serve.
  7. Refrigerate. Stays good for a fortnight.

 

 

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