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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 :

Satya said...

wonderful side for idly..thanks for sharing
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Vimitha Durai said...

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

Chitra said...

The second photo.... yummy plate!

Indian Khana said...

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

GEETHA ACHAL said...

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

Panchpakwan said...

Looks delicious and coloful side dish for idli.

Swathi said...

I make tomato thokku without tamarind. Look delicious.

Harika baratam said...

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

Priya Suresh said...

Fingerlicking tomato thokku, absolutely divine..

Deepti said...

Tasty chutney.Perfect for Idli
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Reshmi said...

delicious recipe.. perfect for sanyukta's event..
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? said...

This is so simple but always satisfying

Unknown said...

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

Puja said...

Delicious n flavorful!!


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Jeyashris Kitchen said...

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

Priya Sreeram said...

looks delish ! nice recipe

sowmya said...

Perfect combo for breakfast..
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Malar Gandhi said...

Simply undisputed combo' at my home:)LOvely tiifin

Unknown said...

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

Sharmi said...

ummm cheek hurting yummmyyyy:)

Cham said...

Thokku is perfect with idlis! It looks fiery :)

Savi-Ruchi said...

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

Reshmi Mahesh said...

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

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Raks said...

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

the Junkie book said...

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

Lakshmi ...Rasoi ki Malkin..northern and southern spices said...

Good recipe of tomato,very interesting.

Unknown said...

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