Traditional Tomato Thokku

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Total Time:
1 hour
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • Tomatoes - 1/2 kg
  • Chilli powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Channa dal - 2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 2 tsp
  • Asafoetida - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Refined oil - 2 tbsp
  • Fenugreek seeds - 2 tsp

How to Make Traditional Tomato Thokku

  • Wash and cut tomatoes into small pieces.
  • Roast and powder the fenugreek seeds.
  • Heat the oil in a kadhai, add mustard seeds, then channa dal, urad dal and asafoetida.
  • When the dals turn brown in colour, add the diced tomatoes. Add chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder and mix well.
  • Cook at low heat till the ingredients thicken.
  • Now add roasted fenugreek powder and mix well.
  • Remove from fire, cool and store in bottles.