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Chilli Ginger Thokku Recipe

Chilli Ginger Thokku is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
Author :
On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
10 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • Ginger - 100 g
  • Green chillies - 50 g
  • Tamarind paste - 3 tsp
  • Jaggery - 1 Lemon sized ball
  • Sesame or til oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Chilli Ginger Thokku:

    1. Wash and wipe ginger and green chillies. Peel ginger and chop into very fine pieces. Deseed and chop green chillies into very fine pieces. Heat oil in a deep bottomed heavy kadhai, add asafoetida powder and mustard, when it splutters, add chopped chillies and ginger. Fry well till they are golden brown. Add some water and tamarind paste. Add salt to taste and jaggery and let it simmer till oil floats on top.
    2. Cool and store in an airtight jar or bottle.


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