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Wednesday, July 8, 2009


This is an instant thakkali sattumudhu which will be of use to us when we have sudden guests.


Tomato - 2
Tamarind - a small piece
Salt - 3/4 tsp.
Pepper- 1/2 tsp.
Jeera - 1 tsp.
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp.
Ghee- 1 tsp.
Curry leaves - few
Hing - a pinch
Coriander leaves - few


Grind pepper and jeera to a coarse powder.

Grind together tomatoes, tamarind and salt in a mixie, to a puree without adding water.

In a kadai, heat ghee, temper with mustard seeds, curry leaves and hing. Add the pepper-jeera powder and saute for 5 seconds. Now pour the tomato puree and saute again for 5 minutes. Now pour 4 cups of water and boil till frothy. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.


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