This is a simple recipe. But this kothamaali thokku has along shelf life.
To make this thokku all we need is ,
1. Kothamalli ( coriander leaves) one bunch .
2. Urad dhal 1/4 cup.
4. Red Chillies as per your taste.
4. Tamarind to the size of a big lemon.
5. Salt to taste.
6. Little oil ,to fry urad dhal and chillies.
Clean the coriander leaves(Kothamalli) and keep it cut aside.
Pour oil in a pan. and heat it . Add Urad dhal , red chillies and fry it golden brown.Fry the asafoetida. Keep it aside.
Put asafoetida, fried Urad dhal, red chillies , salt in a mixie and grind to a coarse powder . Then. add tamarind to it and grind it again for a few seconds. After that, add the cut coriander leaves and let the mixie run for a minute or two.
It will look like this
If you find the thokku very sticky ,You can fry some more urad dhal. powder it and add to the thokku .Ofcourse mix it well.
Then remove it and keep in a glass bottle or a stainless steel container.
To keep good health let us avoid plastic containers.
If you prefer, you can even keep it referigerated.
Take it with curd rice. Oh! That is heavenly.
I would be happy if I get feedbacks for the recipe .