Apr 14, 2015

Paruppu Thogayal Recipe / Dal Chutney Recipe (No Coconut)

This is one of my favourite recipe. It is like a comforting recipe. Paruppu Thogayal, Hot Rice, a tsp of Ghee, Hot Tamarind Rasam & some Papad..Delicious..This version is a no coconut version and taste really yummy. Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

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Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cooking Time : 10 mins
Serves : 4


Toor Dal / Tuvaram Paruppu - 1/2 cup
Dry Red Chillies - 2 to 3
Black Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Garlic - 1 clove
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 tsp
Water as needed


Heat oil in a kadai. Add in toor dal and roast them till golden.

Remove them to a plate and let it cool down.

In the same oil, add in dry red chillies and pepper and roast them till golden. Remove them to the same plate as well.

Now take the cooled mix in a blender, add in garlic and salt. Make it into a fine powder,

Add in water and grind them to a thick chutney.

Serve with hot rice mixed with some ghee.

Take all your ingredients

Heat oil in a kadai

Add in toor dal

Start roasting them on a low heat

they will slowly toast and change colour

now it is deep golden in colour

remove them

set aside to cool

in the remaining oil

add in dry red chillies

and few black pepper

fry them for a min

remove to the same plate to cool

once it is cooled, take it in a blender, add 
few garlic cloves as well

add in some salt

Powder them

add water

make it to a thick chutney



  1. can we do without water at end? to store for longer time as a powder?

  2. @Anonymousyes u can, add less oil or infact no oil while roasting and you can powder this whole thing and keep it. This is what we call paruppu podi

  3. Can you make it with Moong dal instead of Toor dal?

  4. Hi what if we add coconut to it. I will try n let u know.


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