Manathakkali Thokku

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Manathakkali Thokku

manathakkali thokku is my favourite dish, i love this spicy tangy thokku with hot white rice topped with a tsp of ghee. This delicious gravy is very simple and is a boon as it has more shelf life.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 3 people



  • chop the onion and garlic
  • chop the tomato
  • clean and wash the manathakkali and
  • heat the both oil in the pan and temper the mustard, broken urad dal, cumin seed and fenugreek seed
  • Add garlic and manathakkali and saute it for 3 mins
  • add onion and curry leaves and saute it for 5 mins
  • add tomato and mix it
  • add turmeric powder and salt and mix well
  • add sambhar powder and mix it
  • add tamarind water, mix well and allow to cook for 5 mins
  • keep the flame in low and allow to cook until the manathakkali becomes thokku consistency
  • now manathakkali thokku is ready to serve
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