Recipe Index

Friday, November 4, 2016


1 cup Tuvar dal
1/4 cup shredded coconut
4 red chilies or to taste
1 tablespoon tamarind concentrate ( or one marble size ball of tamarind soak and extract the juice)
1 teaspoon salt
A little water as needed

3 teaspoon sesame oil(til oil)
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
2 teaspoon urad dal
2 teaspoon channa dal
2 red chilies

Wash the tuvar dal and roast it in a little oil until it is light brown.  Let it cool, add the coconut and grind it with red chilies, salt and tamarind.  Add a little water as needed during grinding.  The mixture needs to be thick.

For seasoning:
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, tuvar dal, red chilies.  Wait for the mustard seeds to pop, when it does, turn the heat off, add a pinch of asafoetida and add it to the thuvaiyal mixture.