Put 4 to 5 cups water in a vessel and bring to boil. When it starts boiling, add the tomatos and close with lid. Cook for three minutes. Switch the stove off. Gently take out the tomatos and remove the skin. Allow to cool. Put this unskinned 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.
Stay good for weeks without refrigeration. Goes well with Curd Rice. Can also be served with Idli/Dosa/Chapathi.
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tempting thokku….i love it with anything…
Thank you Srividhya Ravikumar.
wow very tempting thokku,luks yummy…
Thank you Premalatha Aravindhan.
I will try immediately!
mam can i down load your receipies ?
iam surekha jandhyala ,,i tried tomato thoku it has come out well..thanks for the receipe.
Thank you Surekha for the feed back. I am happy to note that this thokku came out well.
very easy to follow this receipie. thank you mam.
Hello Madam. Very nice recipe. It will be very helpful if you share the recipe for kathirikai urugai(Alreay tasted the same from Aachi Masala, but very spicy). I got 2 kgs of Brinjal. Please help.
Thank you Srividhya Sundar. I will post brinjal urugai shortly. However, if you want to finish your 2 kg brinjal, you can try Brinjal kosthu/vaangi bath and brinjal chutney.
Check here for http://www.kamalascorner.com/gravies/brinjal-thokku.html
Thank you so much. Yesterday I made brinjal kara kuzhambu of yours.It was very tasty even with curd rice. Awaiting for your urugai recipe.
please give the receipe for PULI MILAKAI which is generously cooked in the south brahmins family. please
Hi Kamala! What’s the unite used for the quantity of ginger please :)? 1″ = 1 cm? Thank you!
1inch is equal to 2.50 cm.