Thakkali Thokku in Tamil | Tomato Thokku Recipe | Thakkali Thokku for chapathi in Tamil

Thakkali Thokku in Tamil | Tomato Thokku Recipe | Thakkali Thokku for chapathi in Tamil


Hello friends, welcome to Madras Samayal Today we are going to see how to make tomato thokku This is an excellent side dish chapati, dosa, idli It is also goes excellently with rice For this recipe, I have taken 1 large onion The onion is cut into fine pieces And 6 tomatoes which are also finely sliced We need to use ripe tomatoes for this recipe We also need 5-6 Tbsp of gingelly oil After the oil heats up, add mustard seeds 1 tsp urad dal and 10 cloves of garlic and saute for 1 minute Add the sliced onions Let the onions get cooked After 2-3 mins, we can start addding the masala 1/4 tsp Asafoetida 1/2 Tsp Turmeric depending on the your spice preference 1-2 tsp chili powder And curry leaves Mix the masala well before adding tomatoes Now add the tomatoes Now its time to add the salt Initially the salt level might seem less But the thooku will reduce over time and the salt will get concentrated So add the salt quantity corresponding to the volume of finished product Now a lot of moisture has evaporated from the thokku Reduce the heat level to low and continue cooking till oil oozes out It will take some time, so keep mixing it occasionally to prevent the thokku from burning and sticking to pan Now oil has oozed out from the thokku (tomato paste) Continue cooking till it reaches your desired consistency Now we can see that all the ingredients are well cooked And the mixture has thickened up Now our thakkali thokku is ready If the tomatoes you used are sour, add a bit of jaggery jaggery will balance out the sourness Transfer it to a container