TOMATO THOKKU | THAKKALI THOKKU

TOMATO THOKKU | THAKKALI THOKKU

  Tomato thokku | thakkali thokku. This is a spicy and delicious thokku.

TOMATO (Solanum  lycopersicum),  flowering plant of the nightshade family (Solanaceae) cultivated extensively for its edible fruits. Labelled as a vegetable for nutritional purposes, tomatoes are a good  source vitamin C and Phytochemical lycopene.
 

 

Tomatoes are great source of vitamins
A single tomato can provide about 40% of the daily recommended minimum of vitamin C, whats more, tomatoes supply vitamin A, which supports immunity, vision, and skin health; vitamin K, which is good for your bones; and potassium, a key nutrient for heart function. Muscle contractions and maintaining a healthy blood pressure and fluid balance.
 
How to prepare tomato thokku?
Ingredients:
  • Tomato 1/2 kg
  • Onion 2 numbers
  • Garlic clove 10 numbers
  • Curry leaves 1 string
  • Home made sambar powder 2 tablespoon
  • Mustard 1 teaspoon
  • Urad dal 1 table spoon
  • Red chili 2 numbers
  • Gingelly oil and salt as need
Method:
  • First chopped garlic, onion and tomato
  • Take a pan add 2 tablespoon of gingelly oil, add mustard,  red chili  urad  dal,  let it splutter. Then add curry leaves and chopped garlic and fry it 

 

 

  • Now add chopped onion and saute  it ,once turn golden brown color, add chopped tomatoes and salt . 

 

  • Once tomato cooked well, add home made sambar power and fry for  a minute, then add 300 ml of water and boiled it for 5 to 10 minutes.
 

 

What is the benefits of tomato?

  • They protect heart health
  • Improve your vision
  • Boost digestive health
  • Protect against cancer
  • Guard skin health
 

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