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Poosani Vithai - Pumpkin seeds Thogayal

posted 22 Feb 2014, 23:06 by R A   [ updated 17 Mar 2016, 03:09 ]
Pathiya Samahyal Contest Entry by Malini

Pumpkin seeds - 2 cups(Use only the seeds & fibre portion of the pumpkin wedge)
Tamarind - 1/2 the size of a lemon
Coconut scraped - 1/2 cup
Dry red chillies - 3 or 4
Urad dhal - 2 tablespoons
Perungayam,S alt - as per taste
Oil - 2 tsp.

Take out the tender seeds alongwith the small fibres (only the seeds and soft portion) from the pumpkinThe seeds should be very tender , else the thogayal will not taste good.
Fry chillies, perungayam and seeds in oil, till it shrinks well & the raw smell goes away.
Fry urad dhal till golden brown.
Allow it to cool. In a mixie, grind scraped coconut, chillies, e urad dhal, tamarind and salt. Then add the seeds and grind it till soft.