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Tomato pickle / Tomato chutney / Tomato thokku

Tomato pickle, Tomato chutney, Tomato thokku ..It can be any name, But it is yummy recipe prepared with ripe red tomatoes. When the time of getting less rate for tomatoes, we will buy more tomatoes. On that time, we will prepare more dishes using tomato like tomato rice, tomato thokku, tomato biriyani, tomato halwa, tomato chutney,..In this dish line, we can prepare tomato pickle. It is very nice recipe and it can be serve with rice or we can use as chutney for idly, dosa. We can preserve this yummy pickle for 1 month in air tight container.

I used only tomatoes in this pickle. I not adding garlic or onions in this pickle. We can have in pooja time, when we are not having onions and garlic. I used gingaly oil (sesame oil) for this. This oil is good for our health like tomatoes.

Health benefits :

Tomatoes are having a lot of Vitamins and Minerals in it. It reduce the risk of heart deceases. It regulates digestive system and get relief from constipation. Also tomatoes helps in skin care, hair care and it strengthen our bones.

Basic information :

Preparation time : 5 Mins
Cooking time : 20 Mins
Preserve for : 1 Month

Ingredients :

Tomato : 1 Kg
Tamarind : small ball
Gingali oil : 4 Tsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 Tsp
Curry leaves : 10 Nos
Turmeric powder : 1/4 Tsp
Chilly powder : 1 Tsp
Methy powder : 1/2 Tsp
Asafoetida : 3/4 Tsp
Salt : To taste

Method :
Wash tomatoes and grind with tamarind to make puree. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds.

After the seed pops, add curry leaves.

Add ground tomato puree and mix well.

Add turmeric powder, chilly powder, salt and mix it well. Close the pan with a lid.

When oil comes out and raw smell goes, add dry methy powder.

Add asafoetida (Hing) powder. Allow it cook for 5 minutes and switch off the flame.

Yummy pickle is ready to serve. We can preserve in air tight container.

Everyone try this mouth watering recipe and share your valuable comments..

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