Thursday, August 12, 2010

TOMATO THOKKU

There are always so many side dishes for 'pepper pongal'. Coconut chutney, brinjal kothsu, and green gram sambar are very famous combinations for milagu pongal. But this one is a delicious and tastiest side dish for the 'milagu pongal'. It seems simple to prepare. But the result will be fantastic!!



தக்காளி தொக்கு

Ingredients:

medium sized tomatoes-5
turmeric powder- half sp
chilli powder- half sp
fenugreek seeds- 1 tsp
asafoetida- a pea-sized piece
gingelly oil- 1/4 cup
mustard seeds- 1 tsp
salt to taste

Procedure:

soak the ripe tomatoes in hot water for half an hour.
Then remove the skins.
Mash the tomatoes in a mixi.
Fry the fenugreek seeds and the asafoetida in a tsp of oil to golden brown.
When cooled powder them finely.
heat a pan and pour the oil.
When they splutter add the tomato with the turmeric powder.
let it cook on medium fire.
When the tomato mixture in thickened add the powders with enough salt.
Let the tomato thokku cook for a few more minutes.
The tasty tomato thokku is ready now!!

21 comments:

  1. Tomato Thokku looks delicious.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa
    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  2. yummy thokku mano madam! 1/2spoon sugar serththaa super-a irukkum!!:P:P:P

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  3. wow..drooling thokku...sathathil pisainthu sapita aha arumai...

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  4. Sounds very nice,mouthwatering thokku!

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  5. tomato thokku is really mouth watering.milakupongal is different or the normal pongal.

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  6. very tempting and inviting recipe.

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  7. Thanks for the nice comment SATRUPA!

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  8. Thanks prani for the lovely comment!

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  9. Thank you very much for the appreciation as well as the nice tip Mahi!

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  10. Thanks for the nice suggesstion Srividhya!

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  11. Thank you very much for the nice appreciation Rajee!

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  12. Thanks for the nice comment Menaka!

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  13. Thanks for the nice feedback Asia! Milagu pongal is the normal one which we make with raw rice and green gram for the breakfast!

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  14. Welcome to my blog Divya!
    And Thanks a lot for the lovely comment!!

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  15. Hey Manoji,
    Thanx a lot 4 visiting me n leaving beautiful comments..
    Tomato thokku looks delicious with such a gorgeous color.
    I love your blog and wonderful collection..will b visiting often:)
    take care n keep in touch
    aipi
    http://usmasala.blogspot.com/

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  16. my fav thokku for pongal, loved it

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  17. Thank you very much for the nice cooment Krishnaveni!

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  18. I simple love tomato thokku, and this is such a mouth watering presentation.

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