Ginger Thokku With Tamarind Juice Recipe

Ginger Thokku with Tamarind Juice is a tangy and spicy South Indian condiment made with ginger, tamarind juice, and a blend of aromatic spices. This versatile thokku can be enjoyed as a side dish with rice, dosa, idli, or even as a spread on bread. The combination of ginger's pungent flavor and the tanginess of tamarind creates a delicious and flavorful condiment that adds a zing to any meal.

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Ingredients for Ginger Thokku With Tamarind Juice Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Finely Chopped Ginger
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon Jaggery
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil

Directions: Ginger Thokku With Tamarind Juice Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, urad dal, and curry leaves. Saute until the mustard seeds splutter.
  • STEP 2.Add finely chopped ginger and saute until it turns golden brown and releases its aroma.
  • STEP 3.Add tamarind juice, turmeric powder, red chili powder, jaggery, and salt. Mix well and cook until the mixture thickens.
  • STEP 4.Allow the thokku to cool completely before transferring it to a clean, dry jar for storage.
  • STEP 5.Serve the Ginger Thokku with Tamarind Juice as a side dish with rice, dosa, idli, or use it as a spread on bread.
  • STEP 6.Store the thokku in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the spice level according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • Make sure to finely chop the ginger to ensure even cooking and a smooth texture.
  • You can add a pinch of asafoetida (hing) for additional flavor.
  • For a sweeter version, increase the amount of jaggery.
  • To enhance the flavor, you can also add a teaspoon of roasted fenugreek powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the Ginger Thokku with Tamarind Juice in a clean, dry jar in the refrigerator.
  • Serve it as a side dish with steamed rice, dosa, idli, or use it as a spread on bread or crackers.
  • Make sure to use a dry spoon every time you take out the thokku from the jar to prevent spoilage.
Nutrition
value
560
calories per serving
51 g Fat5 g Protein22 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    51g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    22g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    22g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    51g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    54mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    180mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    67mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    21mg
  • Vitamin E
    9mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    69mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    88mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp