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Tengai Thogayal ( Coconut Thogayal)

Posted on by Lakshmi Vasanth

Tengai Thogayal ( Coconut Thogayal)

Ingredients : Coconut scrapped – 1/2 coconut

                     Mustard Seeds- 1 tsp

                     Urad Dal- 3 tsp

                     Hing – ½ tsp

                     Dry Red Chilles – 8 nos

                     Tamarind – gooseberry size

                     Sugar – ½ tsp ( optional)

                     Salt to taste

Method : Take a pan add oil put the urad dal, Red chillies, and fry them till the urad dal becomes light brown colour.

Soak the tamarind in little lukewarm water for 5/10 mins.

In a blender add the tamarind , red chillies and give a grind. To this add the coconut, and give a grind .You can add 1/2 cup of water, Now add salt, hing, sugar ½ tsp ( if the coconut is not tasting sweet), Urad dal.

Give a blend till you get a coarse( not very smooth) mixture.The mixture should be thick and not lose .

Now temper it with sesame oil - Mustard Seeds and Curry leaves. Can be stored for 2-3 days in the refrigerator .

Can be eaten with hot steaming rice with Til oil . Also can be eaten with any Poricha Kootu / Molagutal

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