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how to make south indian dish tomato/thakkali thokku

how to make south indian dish tomato/thakkali thokku

tomato/thakkali thokkuSometimes I purposely buy extra bunch of tomatoes for the reason that the very sight of bright reddish tomatoes kindles me to think of spicy tomato thokku!I always do have a massive obsession towards it competing with my addiction towards sweets .Whenever I make this famed tomato thokku my mind ignorantly thinks of my mom making this one very often without any reason! just to top it up on a bread,dosa or idli they are simply super delicious on anything.Oh! forgot to say that it’s just divine with a simple curd rice too! Continue reading

how to prepare tomato sambar/varutha sambar for idli and dosa

how to prepare tomato sambar/varutha sambar for idli and dosa

how to prepare tomato sambarIt’s a special and distinctive type of flavorful sambar done in our home on a regular basis!that goes great with both idli and dosa.This is an authentic preparation of Kannada chettiar’s community and is called “Urudhu thakali sambar”The reddish color and the savory smell of the sambar is really inviting.We saute the whole tomatoes in oil till the skin shrinks!that gives this gravy a remarkable taste combined with other roasted spices. Continue reading