Dec 9, 2010

Karuveppalai Thogayal

Ingredients needed :
  • Curry leaves - 2 cups
  • Urid dhal
  • Channa dhal
  • Dhaniya
  • Tamarind juice - little
  • Hing powder
  • Dried red chillies
  • Oil
  • Salt
For tempering :
  • Mustard seeds
  • Urid dhal
Method : 

Remove the leaves from the stem , clean it and keep it aside ... Heat a kadai , add 1tsp. of oil and add urid dhal+ channa dhal and fry it till it turns golden colour and keep it aside ... now fry the dhaniya seeds + dried red chillies and transfer it to a plate and allow it to cool ...
now fry the curry leaves by adding 1tsp. oil till done... in a mixer grinder add all the roasted items and grind it coaresly by adding hing powder + salt ...
then add the curry leaves add enough water needed and grind it into a fine paste. now, heat the kadai add 2 tsp of oil and temper it with mustard seeds + urid dhal and add the grinded paste + tamarind juice and mix it well and keep frying it for few mins till it gets thicker and it will get slight dark in colour ...

Now switch off the flame ...Take a spoon of this thogayal and mix it with hot rice + a tsp. of gingely oil ..


    1. you can substitute lemon juice to tamarind extract. That will give diff taste, aroma and also let the dish remains in green colour

    2. Thanks Harichandana and Swarna , Thanks for the tip will try that soon..

    3. I can live with podi and thuvayal all fav one .. looks yummy.

    4. Luved ur welsome note...and the thogayal looks tasty


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