Green Tomato Thokku / Pacha Thakkali Thokku
A spicy and sour fantastic side dish with rice / variety rice like sambar rice , curd rice, lemon rice / dosa / idli ..
Serves: 2 - 3
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1/2 teaspoon urad dal
1 onion, finely sliced
2 green tomatoes (pacha thakkali), finely sliced
1 spring curry leaves or 6 nos
3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon sambar powder
2 pinches turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1 tablespoon water
2 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves
In a wide pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds. When they start to pop add urad dal and fry for 1 - 2 minute.
Add finely sliced onion and fry for 3 minutes till golden color on a medium to low heat.
Add finely sliced tomatoes. Mix it well.
Add curry leaves, red chilli powder, sambar powder and turmeric powder. Mix all the ingredients well on a low heat.
Add salt to taste and 1 tablespoon water. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 - 12 minutes or till tomato - onion mixture well blended with spices and thickens. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Serve as a side dish with rice / variety rice / idli / dosa / pesarattu ..