Onion thokku- My favourite thokku. It is an 'All in one' thokku. This is best side dish for Roti , poori, Dosa, Idly, Plain Rice,Curd rice,etc.It is easy to make & can be kept in the fridge for more than 10 days.
Shallots- 150 gms ( peeled)
Garlic- 1 whole
Red chillies- 7-8 nos
Salt- to taste
Tamarind- goose bury size
Sesame oil- 4 tbsp
Mustard seed- 1 tsp
Take a blender, add tamarind, red chillies ,garlic,salt & make a course paste.
Add shallots & continue blending to make a fine paste. Add water If needed while blending.
Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seed & allow to temper.
Add ground paste & mix well.
Cook until all raw flavours extracts & oil comes out.
Serve with plain rice, roti, poori, paratha ,etc.