Tomato Thokku Written by Kamala Updated on February 9, 2023 in Pickle Jump to Recipe Print RecipeThis tomato thokku goes well with Curd Rice. It can also be served with Idli, Dosa and Chapathi. This thokku stays good for weeks without refrigeration. IdliDifficulty: MediumA very common Tamilian breakfast dish that is served with chutney/sambar/milagai podi Cuisine: Indian, TamilDosaiDifficulty: MediumThe classic breakfast dish made with parboiled rice and dhal. It is served with Chutney and Sambar Cuisine: Indian, Tamil Pin Print Tomato Thokku 0 from 0 votes Recipe by S Kamala Course: PickleCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Medium Servings10servingsPrep time5minutesCooking time40minutes This tomato thokku goes well with Curd Rice. It can also be served with Idli, Dosa and Chapathi. This thokku stays good for weeks without refrigeration. Ingredients Tomato (medium size) – 4 Nos Tamarind – A gooseberry size Red Chilli Powder – 1 and 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek – 1 teaspoon Fresh ginger – 1” length Gingelly oil – 5 tablespoon Mustard – 1 teaspoon Asafoetida Powder – 1/4 teaspoon Jaggery powdered – 1 teaspoon (Optional) Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste Directions Soak tamarind in a little hot water.Add 4 to 5 cups water in a vessel and bring to boil. When it starts boiling, add the tomatoes and close with lid. Cook for three minutes. Switch the stove off. Gently take out the tomatoes and remove the skin. Allow to cool. Put these skinned tomatoes along with soaked tamarind in a mixie and make a fine paste. Keep aside.Grind the ginger to a fine paste.In a small kadai put the fenugreek seeds and dry fry till it turn golden brown. Cool it and powder it finely.In a kadai pour the oil and when it is hot, add mustard. When it crackles, add asafoetida powder. Add ginger paste and fry for a while. Then add the tomato paste along with red chilli powder and salt. Stir well. Add jaggery powder. Cook in low flame stirring now and then till it become thick and oil starts oozing out. Add fenugreek powder and mix well. Remove from stove and store it in a clean jar.