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March 4, 2011

TOMATO THOKKU FOR IDLI, DOSA

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TOMATO THOKKU

This is a tasty side dish for idli dosa.Whenever I have ripe tomatoes in my hand, the first side dish that comes to my mind is this tomato thokku. I learnt this from my mom. Very easy to prepare . U can try this for chapathi too. Ideal side dish for trip / travel .

INGREDIENTS :
  • Ripe tomatoes – 1/4 kg
  • Big onion – 2 nos (finely chopped )
  • Tamarind – 1 small piece ( Optional )
  • Red chilly powder – 1.5 - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Salt & water – As needed
To temper :
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Channa dal – 1tsp
  • Curry leaves – A few
Coriander leaves – To garnish
METHOD :
  • Cube cut tomatoes and finely chop the onions.
  • In a kadai,add oil and temper the items given above. 
  • Now add the onions and saute till transparent.
  • Then add the tomato pieces and saute till it becomes mushy.
  • Add the turmeric & red chilly powder along with salt.
  • Mix well and add the required water to cook. Cover with a lid.
  • After sometime ,check whether the onion & tomato gets cooked.
  • Once the mixture thickens, add the coriander leaves and serve hot..
Tastes divine with hot idlies ;)
tOMATO THOKKU WITH IDLY



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27 comments :

  1. wonderful side for idly..thanks for sharing
    Super Yummy Recipes

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  2. Huss loves this with chapathi and it looks rich and tangy...

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  3. The second photo.... yummy plate!

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  4. I do the same way just dnt add tamarind and the dals for tempering...your looks yum n very tempting

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  5. wow...The idly looks so tempting with the tomato thokku...Love the final click...

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  6. Looks delicious and coloful side dish for idli.

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  7. I make tomato thokku without tamarind. Look delicious.

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  8. Yummy chutney i love it with chapathi and idle too. Also goes well with dosas too.

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  9. Fingerlicking tomato thokku, absolutely divine..

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  10. Tasty chutney.Perfect for Idli
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  11. delicious recipe.. perfect for sanyukta's event..
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  12. This is so simple but always satisfying

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  13. love this thokku..idli looks so soft..yumm combo

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  14. My mom makes this for roti,looks very awesome and nice clicks chitra

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  15. Simply undisputed combo' at my home:)LOvely tiifin

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  16. I like ur version looks spicy n yummy..will give a try

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  17. ummm cheek hurting yummmyyyy:)

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  18. Thokku is perfect with idlis! It looks fiery :)

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  19. I make them with akki rotti. looks yum with idlis. Will try them with idlis :)

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  20. This looks so yummy....First time here...lovely space...Happy to follow it...

    FunWidFud

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  21. Wow,the colour looks so appealing,love it with roti!

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  22. oh yeah i love this karam and spice make...thank you. me making idli tomorrow. so it's idli thokku and coconut chutney!!

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  23. Good recipe of tomato,very interesting.

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  24. uber delicious thokku, Chitra! Thanks for stopping by my blog and your lovely comments please "follow" my blog if you like it :) and I sure like yours so I am following now :)

    Cheers,
    Priya

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