Thengai Thuvayal

Fried Coconut Chutney

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Thengai Thuvayal is one of the easiest recipes to make with roasted lentils, chilies and coconut. This thogayal pairs wonderfully with hot rice and dollop of ghee or oil.

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Recipe Facts:


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South Indian

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Total Time

20 min

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– Grated fresh coconut – Ullatham paruppu – Mustard seeds – Dry Red Chilies – green chilies – Asafetida – Oil – Tamarind – Salt

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Step 1

– Heat oil and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds splutter, add the ullatham paruppu, red chilies, green chilies and asafetida. Fry until the paruppu is golden brown.

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Step 2

– Now add the grated fresh coconut and fry it until it is brown.

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Step 3

– Cool down the coconut mixture slightly and then put it in a blender along with salt and tamarind.

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– Grind it into coarse paste adding little water. – Serve with hot rice!

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