28 June, 2013

Paruppu Thovaiyal/Paruppu Thogayal

Quick and simple side dish for white rice and variety rice.Just need few ingredients to make this Thovaiyal. We like it a lot, with a variety rice.Try this combo and drop your comments!!Happy Weekend guys :) 


  1. Kadali Paruppu/Chana dal-5 tablespoon
  2. Urad dal-2 tablespoon
  3. Garlic pods- 2 small nos.
  4. Red Chilly- 4 nos
  5. Pepper corns- 1/4 teaspoon 
  6. Hing- little
  7. Shredded coconut- 1/2 cup 
  8. Oil- 1 teaspoon
  9. Salt- As required
  10. Water- Very little

  1. Heat oil in the pan,once its enough heat add in red chilies, pepper corn,garlic and hing.Saute it in flow flame for 30 to 40 sec.
  2. Now add the kadali parrupu and urad dal to it.Saute it till gets golden color and nice aroma.Fry it about 1 to 2 mins in low flame
  3. Then add the coconut,saute it for 1 more min.
      4.Switch of the stove, transfer the mixture in to plate.Allow to cool down completely before grinding.
      5.Add salt to the mixture.Grind with out water first,then add a little water to it.Don't pour the water., just
       drop a little by little.Grind the thovaiyal in a stiff consistency.
      6. That's it Paruppu Thovaiyal's ready.Serve it with any variety rice or plain rice.


    1. Never tried this recipe..Thanks for sharing !


    2. delicious looking thogayal dear :)

    3. Wow that's very tempting thogayal

    4. Love this thogayal with plain rice :) ur lemon rice n thogayal looks tempting..neatly presented!

    5. delicious and tempting parupu thogaiyal.

    6. Super comforting side dish.. love it with hot rice with a spoon of ghee...


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