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Spicy Thengai Thogayal / Coconut Chutney For Rice

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Easy and simple South Indian Tamilnadu style recipe for Spicy Thengai Thogayal – Thuvaiyal With Coconut . Delicious with rice.

  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 3 tablespoon Channa dal /kadalai paruppu
  • 45 cloves garlic
  • small candy size tamarind
  • 45 Dry red chillies
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat oil in a kadai and roast the chana dal / kadalai paruppu in low flame until light brown. Add the dried red chillies and fry briefly. Make sure the red chillies don’t burn. Add the chillies when the dal is almost roasted. Set aside.
  2. Grind all the ingredients above with the roasted dal and chillies together with about half a cup of water. Do not add more water. We want a very thick chutney. Transfer to a cup.
  3. Serve with rice and a dollop of ghee.
  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: South Indian
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