Celery Thokku
 
 
Healthy Celery Thokku in onion - tomato base
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Recipe type: Gravy
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Celery - 8 stack/ stick, washed and cut into small pieces
  • Celery - 8 stack/ stick, washed and cut into small pieces
  • Onion - 1 big size - finely chopped
  • Onion - 1 big size - finely chopped
  • Tomato - 2, Finely chopped
  • Tomato - 2, Finely chopped
  • Green Chilli - 1, big -slit
  • Green Chilli - 1, big -slit
  • Milk - 1 tbsp
  • Milk - 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Curry leaves - few
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Cumin powder - ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Turmeric powder - a pinch
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves - few (chopped finely)
  • Coriander leaves - few (chopped finely)
  • Oil - ½ tbsp
  • Oil - ½ tbsp
  • Salt - as needed
Method
  1. In a pan on medium heat, add oil and when the oil becomes hot,add curry leaves and cook for 10 - 15 seconds
  2. Add onions, green chilli and little salt, sauté till onions are translucent. Add ginger garlic paste and cook till the raw smell goes off
  3. Add tomatoes and little salt cook till ¾ th done. Add garam masala, coriander powder, cumin powder and turmeric powder, allow it to cook for 3-5mins
  4. Add the celery, little salt for cooking it and about 2 tbsp of water cover and with a lid; cook till celery is cooked. Sprinkle water if required. Add 1 tbsp of milk and cook for a minute, switch off. Tastes great with roti
Notes
Red chilli can be used instead of green. Chilli powder/ pav bhaji powder/channa Masala or any other powder can added along with other powder
Any type of celery can be used,I have used the green one
I have used salt in small amount during various process of cooking adjust the salt quantity accordingly
Equal amount of grape/cherry tomatoes can be used instead of regular tomatoes
Nutrition Information
Calories: 229 Fat: 8g Saturated fat: 1g Unsaturated fat: 7g Carbohydrates: 36g Sugar: 18g Sodium: 277mg Fiber: 9g Protein: 7g Cholesterol: 1mg
Recipe by Traditionally Modern Food at http://traditionallymodernfood.com/index.php/2015/12/23/celery-thokku-celery-pirattal/