Vathakuzhambu thokku

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 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

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