Coconut (Thengai) Thuvaiyal

Ingredients (Translation)

1/2 coconut (scraped)
2 tbsp blackgram dal
1/2 tbsp bengalgram dal
3 Red chillies (add more if required)
1/4 tsp Asafoetida
Salt to taste

Dry roast the dals and red chillies.

Grind it along with coconut, asafoetida and salt to get a coarse paste.

This goes very well with rice and can also be a good substitute for the normal chutneys for dosas and idlis.
coconut side dish, how to make thuvaiyal, recipe for mixing with rice

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Recently my friend from sangeetaskitchen also posted this!!
But she adds (me too) tamarind...
And this is my all time favourite !!

Happy cook said...

They look tasty, now i need a few dosas to dip them yummy

Rina said...

Another Coconut chutney, Yum!!!!!!! Thuvail try pann re.

Suganya said...

I too add a lil bit of tamarind. It gives a nice tang.

remya said...

nice chutney!!!!

Siri said...

yummy .... nice chutney dear..:)

easycrafts said...

@ Raks Kitchen, Suganya...Even my mom adds tamarind to the thuvaiyal...but i prefer it without tamarind. thanks for ur comments

@ Happy Cook, Rina, Remya and Siri...thanks a lot for ur comments

Anonymous said...

nice recipe:)

Laavanya said...

My mom makes the exact same thing but without the bengal gram dhal as an accompaniment for ven pongal. Love it.

easycrafts said...

Thanks Paati and Laavanya for ur comments...keep visiting

TBC said...

Nice recipe.I guess everyone has their own version of this chutney:-)

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