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Oct 1, 2011

Tomato - garlic Thokku

This is lovely side dish that I came across on the net for idli and dosa. It is simple to make and tastes great.


Red chillies
Fenugreek seeds - few
Cumin seeds
Mustard seeds- few
Tomato puree - (Use 3 or 4 tomatoes for a serving of 2 people)
Tamarind - small piece
Onion - Finely chopped (1/2 if its small, 1/4 if its big)(Optional)
Garlic pods ( 5 or 6) - finely chopped
Garam masala powder - a pinch
Asafoetida - a pinch
Red chilly powder - 1 tspn (Optional)
Salt to taste
Curry leaves - chopped (Optional)

Kadai Paneer

This dish mentioned below is slightly modified than the original,only to taste better :)


Paneer cubes
Capsicum - slit lengthwise
Onion (1/2 finely chopped)
Garlic pods ( 2) - finely chopped
Tomato puree of 2 tomatoes
Fenugreek leaves ( Kasuri Methi dry also is fine) - a few
Curry leaves - chopped
Green chillies - finely chopped
Red chilly powder
Dhania powder
Garam masala - a pinch
Chole masala - 1/2 teaspoon
Curd - 1 tablespoon (Optional)
Cumin seeds
Asafoetida - a pinch
Turmeric a pinch
Salt to taste