Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe | Thakkali Oorugai

Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe | Thakkali Oorugai is prepared with tomatoes  and tamarind / puzhi with salt and other spices. It is a wonderful side dish for curd rice with ripen tomatoes.

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Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe – Ingredients:-
  • Ripen tomatoes – 1 kg
  • Tamarind – lemon size
  • Red chilly powder – 2 tsp
  • Salt – 2 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 3 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Gingely oil – 1 tsp
  • Asafoetida – 1/2 tsp
Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe – Method of preparation:-

1. Firstly wash, pat dry and chop tomatoes. Keep chopped tomatoes in a pan and heat in low flame without adding water for 20 minutes. Stir once in 5 minutes and it will be cooked in its own water.


2. Further close with a lid while cooking tomatoes


3. Mean while heat one cup of water and pour in a bowl along with tamarind. Take extract of tamarind.


4. On the other hand dry roast two tea spoons of mustard seeds and when it pops up stop flame.


5. Dry roast fenugreek seeds and stop before it burns, and turns golden brown.


6. Cool down and grind both roasted mustard and fenugreek seeds to fine powder.


7. Finally when tomatoes got cooked and water reduces add tamarind extract and keep in low flame.


8. When water reduces add ground powder, red chilly powder and salt along with turmeric powder.


9. Mix well and keep it in low flame for 5 more minutes and switch off.

10. Heat another pan with one tsp of gingely oil and add one tsp of mustard seeds. When it splutters add asafoetida and pour in the pickle. Refrigerate and can be used for several days.

Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe | Thakkali Oorugai
Tomato Tamarind Pickle recipe | Thakkali Oorugai

Even more pickle recipes in my website are as follows:-

1. Poondu Oorugai | Garlic Pickle recipe | பூண்டு ஊறுகாய்

2. Orange peel pickle recipe | Kamala skin | Oorugai

3. Gooseberry Pickle recipe | Amla | Nellikkai oorugai

4. Maavadu Pickle recipe | மாவடு ஊறுகாய்

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