Tomato Thokku |Tomato Pickle

This is my second recipe from South Indian meals of Tamil cuisine for BM#42 third week. A simple and delicious tomato pickle and that is best served with curd rice. I have adapted the recipe from Rak’s Kitchen.So let’s  start the recipe. Yum

6 red tomatoes
1 tablespoon oil
Few curry leaves
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 pinch aseftida
1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds

1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon red Chilli powder
2 teaspoon sambhar powder
Salt o taste
1 small piece Jaggery

Wash and chop tomatoes . Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , curry leaves and asefetida . Sauté fro a minute.
Roast fenugreek seeds over a non stick Tawa and grind to make a powder .
Add chopped tomatoes , turmeric powder , salt and sambhar powder.Cook for few minutes till tomatoes are mushy.Now add roasted fenugreek powder and mix well.
Cook again till oil comes out from edges.

Remove fom heat and serve with rice , curd rice , or Paratha.


Serve-1 cup Cooking time-25 minutes

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Best regards,

Sapana Behl

11 comments on “Tomato Thokku |Tomato Pickle”

  1. Tomato pickle looks delicious.

  2. Fingerlicking tomato thokku, my mouth is just watering here.

  3. Srivalli says:

    Thooku looks so delicious Sapana..very nice..

  4. I can have it all the day with idli/dosa/rice too…

  5. Pickle looks lovely, love the rich color.

  6. Pavani N says:

    This is a great dish to make with juicy summer tomatoes. Love that color.

  7. My favourite dish. Such a lovely colour and should have tasted swell…

  8. The tomato pickle looks nice and vibrant.i remember my daughter giving me a jar of this and we all loved it.

  9. One of our fav chutneys! Love it!

  10. Must have been yummy.
    I make some versions of tomato chutney regularly but this sambhar powder one is new. Will give it a try.

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