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KONGU STYLE TOMATO KETCHUP FOR IDLIES/TOMATO THOKKU

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Kongu style Tomato ketchup is a fabulous side dish to idlies and dosais and paniyarams. It is a kongu traditional dish in almost all villagers of Kongu Region of Tamil Nadu, India. It has its  own unique flavor and goes very well with all south indian main dishes. It looks awsome in attractive red color.


Let us move to prepare this yummy dish..!
Ingredients:
Fleshy Tomatoes 10 nos. Red chilly powder three spoons Sesame oil 250 ml Mustard seeds one spoon Asafoetida one pinch Garlic pulses two or three Fenugreek roasted powder half  pinch Salt required Jaggery 110 gm to neutralize tanginess. Tamarind one gooseberry size. Curry leaves half cup
Procedure:
Wash the tomatoes and cook them in required water.
Take out the cooked tomatoes from the boiling water and keep aside to cool.
Peel off the skin of the tomatoes.
Put all tomatoes, garlic, tamarind together and blend them to a coarse paste without adding water.
Mix the red chilly powder with little water and make a fine soft paste.
Heat the wide pan with 100…