Thakkali Saaru


Tomato – 5 (medium size) ( finely chop it or grind it coarsely)
Small / Baby Onion – 50 gms (finely chopped)
Sambar Podi – 2 tbsp (check out ready mix powder link)
Tamarind – gooseberry (nellikai) size (soak it in water and extract the juice)
Turmeric Powder – ¼ tsp
Dry Red Chilly – 3 (broke it into pieces)
Mustard Seed – 1tsp
Bengal Gram – 1 tsp
Fenugreek Seed - 1 tsp
Garlic Pods – 10 (peel of the skin and finely chop it)
Curry Leaves- few
Coriander Leaves - few
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Service For: 2 People
Cooking Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Instructions:

Heat oil in a deep pan and sauté it with mustard seeds. Now add Bengal gram, fenugreek seeds, red chilly and curly leaves to it and fry for a while. Add onions, garlic pods and tomatoes to it and stir fry until the ingredients in it are mashed well and oil separates from it. Now add sambar podi, turmeric powder and tamarind juice to it. Add required salt and water to it and bring it to boil. Let it to cook until it comes to rasam consistency. Switch off the stove and garnish it with chopped coriander leaves. Serve this dish with hot rice.

1 comment:

jj said...

Mmmm...doesn't this ever sound good and healthy!