Tomatoes are in season,stack up your fridge with this seasonal tasty tomato thokku! A thokku that goes well with any tiffin or snacks.

Ingredients: –

Tomatoes— 1 kg
Garlic— 8-9 pounds
Tamarind– small lemon size
Jaggery— 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds— 1 teaspoon.
Red chilli— 3 nos
Turmeric pwd– ½ teaspoon
Red chilli pwd— 4 tablespoons
Asafoetida— ¼ teaspoon
Fenugreek pwd—1 teaspoon
Salt— 2 tablespoons
Gingerly oil—- 6 tablespoons

Take ripe tomatoes, wash it,chop it and blend it in a blender along with the tamarind. (don’t make it into a smoot pulp)
Peal the garlic.
Heat the oil in a heavy bottom pan, add the mustard seeds and when it starts spluttering, break the red chilli and saute it for half a minute, add the garlic and fry till it changes colour. Now add the blended tomatoes. Stir it, reduce the flame into medium and allow it to cook for 10 mnts. Now add turmeric, red chilli pwd, (i have taken the spicy chilli pwd)asefoetida, jaggery and salt, stir well. Keep stirring it occasionally till you get a thokku consistency. now add the fenugreek pwd and mix well. Cook the thokku till the oil starts oozing out from the mixture.
You Garlic Tomato thokku is ready.