Raw Mango – 2
Asafoetida chunk, fried and ground – Small piece
Chilli powder (if extra hot) – 3 tsps.
(if mild Chilli Powder) – 6 tsps.
Methi seeds (to be fried dry. Color should become dark brown, then finely ground) – 2 tsps.
Turmeric – 1 tsp.
Oil – 1/2 cup
Mustard seeds – For seasoning
Peel the mango skin. Grate the Mango whole, finely. Pressure cook the grated Mango with little Water. Heat oil in a nonstick pan. Add mustard seeds and then add the cooked Mango. Add salt and let it boil for 5 minutes. Add the turmeric powder and asafoetida powder and let it boil for 10 minutes. Add the Chilli powder and let it boil until the mixture starts oozing out oil. Finally add the Methi powder and keep the mixture for about 5 minutes and then turn off the stove. Thokku will turn out well only if the oil starts to ooze out.