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RED PICKLES/THAKKALI OORUKAI

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Tomato pickle is going very well with any south Indian food such as Idlies, Dosais, oothappam, and so on. It is an instant recipe and can be cooked in a jiffy. Very tasteful and has long shelf life.






How to make tomato pickle that serves for two ?
Ingredients:
Red country tomatoes  medium size four Fenugreek seeds powder (roasted) one pinch Asafoetida one pinch Salt to taste Red chilly powder half spoon Sesame oil half cup Mustard seeds one spoon Curry leaves one sprig
Procedure:
Wash the tomatoes and pressure cook the tomatoes (as shown in the image below) with two whistles. Set aside to cool. Peel off the tomatoes. Mash them. Heat the frying pan with sesame oil over a medium flame. Add mustard seeds to splutter. When it starts to splutter, switch off the flame. Add curry leaves, red chilly powder. fenugreek powder, asafoetida and turmeric powder and give an instant stir. Then add tomato pulp and switch one the flame in medium level. Add salt and a piece of jaggery to balance the tanginess. Cook until the …