Any type of tomatoes will be good for this recipe.But I prefer grape tomatoes..very easy to cook..
Tomatoes - Grape Tomatoes - 1 small box
Urad Dal - 1tsp
Dry red chillies - 6(according to the spicy taste u need)
Fenugreek powder - just a pinch
Gingely oil - 4 tsp
How to cook:
--Put all the tomatoes in the blender - keep it aside
--Heat 2tsp of oil and fry urad dal and red chillies..saute them well..then transfer it to the blender..and grind it along with the tomatoes
--Now take a deep bottomed pan and heat 3tsp of oil and add the grinded mixture..add salt and cover the lid for 3mins..
--Now open the lid and keep stirring continously until u see the oil separating from the thokku..
--once its all done.
--Heat 1/2 tsp of oil and add a pinch of asafoetida and add it to the tomato thokku and add a pinch of fenugreek powder (no need to fry this powder)
--How to make fenugreek powder..
--Take 1/4 tsp of fenugreek seeds and dry roast it without oil and grind it to a powder..it will enhance the flavour.
--Gingely oil will always give good traditional taste to the recipe...
This recipe goes to Sireesha's Pickles'N Chutneys Event