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Onion Tomato Thokku

5 from 1 vote


  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 8 large onions sliced thinly
  • 3 to matoes sliced thinly
  • curry leaves a handful
  • 10 green chillies
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder
  • 1 tbsp garam masala powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add onions, chillies and curry leaves. Mix well. Add salt and mix well.
  • Now cover and cook on a low heat till onions are transparent. Now cook on a low heat till the onions are caramelized. It will take around 15 to 20 mins.
  • Once the onions are well cooked. Add in turmeric powder and mix.
  • Add in tomatoes and cook till mushy.
  • Add in garam masala and chilli powder. Cook for few more mins.
  • Puree this roughly and set aside.
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