Saturday, July 30, 2011


This yummy thokku is all time favourite in my house.It goes well with hot rice,chapatti,idlis,dosas and bread too.It can be stored in the refrigerator for a month.

You will Need

  • 250gms of sambar onions
  • 10 to 12 Red chillies
  • Marble sized ball of Tamarind
  • Half a cup of Gingelly oil
  • One tsp of Mustard seeds
  • Salt to taste
How To
  1. Heat one tbs of of oil in a thick pan and saute the onions(peeled).
  2. Cool it.Grind it along with the chillies,tamarind and salt into a paste.
  3. Heat the rest of the oil in the same pan crackle mustard seeds.
  4. Add the ground paste and heat it till oil separates stirring on and off.
  • The more you cook it stays longer.
  • Adjust chillies according to your taste.
  • It stays for one month if refrigerated.


themustardseed said...

I can eat pickles for breakfast too and this one looks so good! I love your recipes and pictures!

Prabha said...

The thokku is a big hit with everyone at home.The first batch vanished within a week. My brother visiting from the US begged me to make a bottleful for him.
Thanx so much

jaya's recipes said...

Thank you so much Prabha!It is really motivating!