Capsicum Thokku Recipe

Capsicum Thokku, a spicy and flavourful thick mixture that would be a perfect accompaniment for rice, Dosa, Idli, uthappam etc. The rich aroma of the capsicum is the secret of this recipe. Capsicum, green chili, ginger along with curry leaves and coriander leaves are ground together and then boiled along with tamarind paste to make a thick paste. The combined flavor of capsicum and green chilli enriches the taste. We can also use red and yellow capsicum along with green ones. Try this Capsicum Thokku and share your experience!

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Capsicum Thokku Recipe
Capsicum Thokku Recipe

Preparation and Yield:
Preparation time5 mins
Cooking Time20 mins
Recipe CategoryPickle
Recipe CuisineSouth Indian


Green Capsicum4 Big Size
Coriander Leaves1/2 Cup
Green Chilli4
Ginger1" Piece
Curry LeavesFew
Tamarind Juice 1 Tablespoon
Pepper Powder1 teaspoon
SaltTo Taste
Gingelly Oil2 Tablespoon
Mustard Seeds1 teaspoon
Asafetida1/4 Teaspoon

Capsicum Thokku Recipe
Capsicum Thokku Recipe

  1. Roughly Chop the capsicum. Take the chopped capsicum to the mixer jar along with green chili, ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves 
  2. Grind everything to a smooth paste
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Add asafoetida and sauté for few seconds.
  4. Add capsicum paste to the pan. Add salt and cover and cook the capsicum paste till it becomes thick and oil starts to ooze out.
  5. Add tamarind extract and stir well. Keep in low flame till it becomes thick like a paste. Thokku should be thick in consistency. Once the thick consistency is achieved, switch off the flame
  6. The delicious Capsicum Thokku is ready to serve!
  7. Capsicum Thokku Recipe
    Capsicum Thokku Recipe

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Is it an Indian recipe. This is a vegetable recipe. Can I serve it up with Tacos?

Can you share any Chicken recipe for me?>

yes it is an indian version. kind of a pickle. You can surely serve with tacos. This is a vegetarian site.

Ah, Thanks for the reply. I will try it for sure.



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