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