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Vathakuzhambu thokku Recipe

Vathakuzhambu thokku is a popular Indian Pickles and Chutneys
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On :
Friday, 15 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Pickles and Chutneys Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • Tamarind, lemon-sized ball
  • 1 tbsp - Channa dal/Bengal gram dal
  • 1 tbsp - Urad Dal
  • 1 tsp - powdered Jaggery
  • 1/2 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp - pepper
  • 10 - Red Chillies
  • Asafoetida, a pinch
  • 2 tsp - gingili oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard
  • How to Make Vathakuzhambu thokku:

    1. Fry the ingredients (urad dal, Bengal gram dal, fenugreek seeds, pepper and red chillies) till golden brown and powder.
    2. Soak tamarind in a little water and extract the juice.
    3. Temper mustard in oil. Add tamarind juice and boil well.
    4. Once tamarind juice starts to thicken, add the ground ingredients, jaggery, asafoetida and salt to taste.
    5. In case you would like to store the thokku for later use, add more oil while cooking.


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