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Thakkali Thokku Recipe

Delicious spicy tomato thokku recipe. This pairs well with roti, rice, curd rice or anything.
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Pickles
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 cups


  • Tomato-10 pureed
  • Red chilli powder- ½ cup
  • Coriander powder- ¼ cup
  • Jaggery / Sarkarai you could use sugar- ½ cup
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil- ½ cup + ½ cup
  • Mustard seeds /Kaduku-1 tblpsn
  • Cumin seeds / Jeerakam-1 tblspn
  • Dry red chilli-5
  • Asafoetida / Kaya podi-1 tsp
  • Curry leaves-a handful


  • In a kadai add ½ cup of oil and pour in the tomato puree.let it come to a boil..Cook for 15-20 min until thickened.
  • Add in red chilli powder,coriander powder,jaggery.salt and mix well.
  • Make the seasoning by heating oil and crackling some mustard seeds,cumin seeds,asafoetida,dry red chilli,curry leaves..
  • Pour this into the tomato mixture and mix well.
  • Let this cool down and put this into the clean jar and store in fridge.


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