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Garlic is one of the main ingredients used in South Indian Cooking. If you are a  garlic lover, this is the right choice to enjoy with any main meal.

How to make this tongue tickling pickle/thokku?

Here it is!


Garlic cloves 250 g
Sesame OIl 50 ml
Lemon sized Tamarind soaked in water
Crushed Jaggery 25 g
Salt 1 Tsp
Mustard seeds1/2 Tsp
Curry leaves 25 pcs
Red Chilly powder 1.5 Tsp
Asafoetida overall we need 3 pinches
Fenugreek powder 1/2 Tsp
Medium sized tomato one chopped


Peel off the skins and chop the garlic cloves lengthwise.
We make a fine mixture of 1 Tsp Turmeric+Asafoetida 2 pinches+1/2 Tsp roasted fenugreek seeds powder+ 1.5 Tsp of Red Chilly Powder+30  ml Water.
Heat 30 ml Sesame oil on medium heat.
Add chopped garlic cloves to the hot Oil.
Let them fry until golden brown.
Turn over to fry evenly.
Drain and take out a half portion of fried garlic and place them on a dry plate.
Add tomato and saute them in oil along with the remaining garlic cloves. 
Fry them until the tomato …