Tomato Thokku / Thakkali Thokku / தக்காளி தொக்கு



Ingredients

Tomatoes       : 1 kg
Sesame oil      : 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds  : 1 1/2 tsp
Fenugreek Seeds  : 1 tsp
Asafoetida            : 1/2 tsp 
Red chilli powder : 2 tbsps
Curry leaves
Turmeric powder  ; 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste



Method

Wash &  Puree the tomatoes and keep aside.
Heat oil in a  heavy bottomed pan, add the mustard seeds. 
When they pop, add the fenugreek seeds .
Now add the tomato puree,Cuury leaves and mix well.
Add the red chilly powder,turmeric powder,salt,asafoetida and mix well and let it boil.
Cook on medium flame and stir occasionally until the tomato thokku becomes thicker. 
Remove from flame and let it cool .
Store it in an air tight container.



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