Monday, June 17, 2013

Paruppu Thogayal Recipe-Thuvaiyal Recipes

This is a very simple recipe which goes well with rice and jeera rasam. It is so easy to make and is also good for health. This is an authentic Tamil brahmin recipe. Whenever I prepare this, I make jeera rasam and vegetable curry or just any vegetable kootu to go along with it. Today let us learn how to prepare paruppu thogayal following this easy recipe.

Paruppu Thogayal

How to make Paruppu Thogayal /Lentil thuvaiyal 

Prep time - under 15 mins
Cook time - under 15 mins
Serves - 3- 4

Ingredients needed

Tur dal - 1/4 cup (thuvaram paruppu)
Bengal gram/kadalai paruppu - 1/4 cup
Whole black Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Red chillies - 4-5
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
Hing - a pinch
Oil - 1 tsp
Salt as needed


Heat a tsp of oil, fry red chillies, hing and keep it aside.

In the same pan, add tur dal, bengal gram, whole black pepper and saute in medium flame until dal turns golden brown.

Add grated coconut, saute for 2-3 seconds and switch off the flame.

After it cools, grind it with little water, needed salt to a coarse paste.

Serve it with hot rice topped with ghee.

Variations- You can prepare this thogayal with tur dal alone.

You can add 2 garlic cloves while frying the dal if you like the flavor of garlic.

Adding grated coconut is optional but recommended.

Refer more Chutney and thogayal varieties

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  1. Thogayal n rasam is an awesome combination! !!! Before marriage this was pretty much our Saturday menu @ homw. Looks so yum!!!

  2. my favorite ! well go with rasam !

  3. Thogayal looks simply to eat with rasam and curd rice..

  4. Nice delicious Paruppu Thogial,we used to prepare with Toor dal.

  5. Can survive for many days with this thogayal.

  6. Ahh.. Awesome combi with rasam sadham.. Love it anytime anyday :)

  7. Never tried this thogayal.Bookmarked.

  8. this will go very well with vaththa kuzhambu

  9. Kanchi saatham with this thovayal... yummy

  10. All recipes is very gooooood..........


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