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How To Make Paruppu Thuvayal


Sep 26, 2018

PREPARATION TIME

COOKING TIME

SERVES

2

PREPARATION LEVEL

Intermediate

Simple and elegant, Paruppu Thuvaiyal is a chana dal and coconut hybrid that is a pleasure to prepare. Spices and red chilies infuse the coconut and chana dal mixture with a kick of flavour which is placed in delicious ghee rice for a quick and easy meal.

INGREDIENTS

    Toor dal: 2 tablespoons (thuvaram paruppu)
    Bengal gram/kadalai paruppu: 2 tablespoons
    Whole black Pepper: 1 teaspoon
    Red chilies: 4-5
    Grated coconut: 1cup
    Hing: A pinch
    Oil: 1 teaspoon
    Salt to taste
    Ghee: 2 tablespoons

DIRECTIONS

– Heat a teaspoon of oil, fry red chilies, hing 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, need to adjust salt and make to a coarse paste.
– Serve it with hot rice topped with ghee.

Tips:-
You can prepare this thogayal with tur dal alone.
You can add 2 garlic cloves while frying the dal if you like the flavour of garlic.
Adding grated coconut is optional but recommended.

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