Ingredients: Half cup cashew nut pieces, 2 tbsps dried raw mango pieces, 12 red chillies (kumte chillies), salt to taste.
For seasoning: 1 tbsp oil, 1tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp black gram dal, one fourth tsp methi (fenugreek) seeds.
Method: Soak cashew nut pieces and dried mango pieces in water for 1/2 an hour. Drain the water and cook them in a cup of water on low heat. When cashew nut and mango pieces are soft, add salt to taste. Grind the red chillies to smooth paste by adding little water. Add this paste to the cashew nuts, stir and boiled thoroughly and remove from flame. The thambude should be to the consistency of sauce. Heat oil in a ladle and prepare seasoning with mustard, black gram dal, methi seeds and add to the thambude.