Fried Coconut Chutney

Thengai Thuvayal

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Thengai Thuvayal is one of the easiest recipe 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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– Heat oil and add the mustard seeds. When the seeds splutter, add the ullatham paruppu, red chilies, green chilies and asafetida. Fry until the lentils are golden brown.

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      Step 1

– Now add the grated fresh coconut and fry it in low flame. Take care not to burn the coconut. The coconut need not be fried until it is brown.

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      Step 2

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

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      Step 3

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

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