Tuesday, 26 July 2016


Green chilli thokku is a spicy hot pickle goes well with all main course dishes. This recipe I have learnt from my cousin, thank you Uma for the recipe.  I felt over this thokku and she prepaed some for me and also noted down the recipe from my cousin.I have made some variations with her recipe and prepared.


Green chillies          - 200 grams
Tamarind                 - 50 grams
Garlic                         - 15 to 20 cloves(optional)
Grated jiggery         - 1 tbsp
Methi seeds              - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds         - 1 tbsp
Salt                              - to taste
Gingelly oil               - 6 tbsps


Dry roast the methi seeds and powder it in a blender.
Powder the mustard seds and keep aside.
Wash the green chillies and grind it into a smooth paste adding salt, tamarind and garlic ( if you are adding garlic)
Heat 3  tbsps of gingelly oil ina pan and add the ground chilli paste.
Cook it in a medium flame  and  add remainig gingelly oils in 2 or 3 intervals and cook till the oil seperates fom the chilli paste.
Add the grated jiggery and roasted methi powder and mustard powder and mix well.
Hot spicy green chilli thokku is ready to serve.

Serve with curd rice, dosas idlis rotis etc.

1 comment: