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All about thokku & pudina thokku pickle/ mint leaves thokku

Main Dish
2 servings
15 min
20 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 2
Pudina Leaves 1 bunch

Tamarind Paste 1 teaspoon

Gingelly Oil / Any edible vegetable oil - 5 tablespoons

Udad dal 1 teaspoon

Fenugreek seeds ¼ teaspoon

Red Chilly - 4

Asafoetida ½ teaspoon

Mustard 1 teaspoon

Salt as per taste

Preparation

  • Dry roast the Udad, Red chillies, Fenugreek seeds and grind into a fine powder. Keep aside.
  • Wash the pudinah leaves well and fry in 2 teaspoons oil till it is reduced, dry and changed its color. Cool and grind it coarse in a mixie.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds and when it begins to crackle, add in the ground powders and fry for half a minute, it shouldn't become black.
  • Then add the tamarind paste and cook for a minute, after this add the coarsely ground mint leaves, and salt as per taste. Mix it all well.
  • Keep stirring continuously till the water evaporates and it becomes one uniform mixture.
  • After a while you will see the oil separates from the mixture and floats on top. This is the indication that it is done.
  • Put off the gas and let it cool and enjoy it as a dip, spread or a pickle.

Photos

ALL ABOUT THOKKU & PUDINA THOKKU PICKLE/ MINT LEAVES THOKKU, photo 1ALL ABOUT THOKKU & PUDINA THOKKU PICKLE/ MINT LEAVES THOKKU, photo 2




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