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Paruppu Thogayal - Toor Dal Chutney

Ingredients: 1 cup of toor dal (thuvar dal) 1/4 to 1/3 cup of grated coconut (optional) 3-4 dry red chillies A pinch of perungaayam (asafoetida) 2 tbsp of oil Salt to taste Method: Preparation: Heat oil in a pan, add perungaayam, and then add the toor dal. Fry until the dal turns reddish golden brown, about 3-4 minutes. If using, add the grated coconut and continue frying for another minute. Then, add the dry red chillies and mix well. Add salt to taste. Set aside the mixture to cool completely. Grinding: Once cooled, grind the mixture to a coarse paste using enough water to achieve the desired consistency. Serve: Transfer the chutney to a serving bowl. Serve with hot rice or as a side dish for idli, dosa, or any other South Indian dish. Pathiya Samayal toor dal chutney, Malini Mk recipes, postpartum comfort food, South Indian cuisine, traditional chutney recipe, easy pathiya samayal recipes, toor dal coconut chutney, digestive health recipes, Indian home cooking.

Paruppu Thuvaiyal Recipe

Pathiya Samayal Contest Entry by Rajeshwari Ganesh: Spicy Dal Powder Ingredients: 2 teaspoons thuvar dal (pigeon pea lentils) 1/2 teaspoon pepper (black peppercorns) Salt to taste 1 teaspoon gingelly oil (sesame oil) A few curry leaves Method: Heat Oil : Heat 1 teaspoon of gingelly oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry Ingredients : Add 2 teaspoons of thuvar dal, 1/2 teaspoon of pepper, and salt to taste into the pan. Fry until the dal turns golden brown, stirring continuously to prevent burning. Add Curry Leaves : Add a few curry leaves to the pan and sauté for an additional minute until the leaves become crispy. Grind : Transfer the fried mixture to a mixer or spice grinder. Grind the mixture to a fine powder. Serve : Serve the spicy dal powder with hot rice and a dollop of ghee for a delicious and nutritious meal. Pathiya Samayal dal powder, traditional South Indian recipes, postpartum spice mix, Rajeshwari Ganesh recipes, homemade dal powder, digestive health recipes, natural health r

Lemon Dal Recipe

Ingredients: Thoor Dal - 1 cup Turmeric Powder - 1 pinch Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp Urad Dal whole - 1 tbsp Red chillies - 2 nos Ghee - 1 tbsp Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp Garlic - 3 cloves Asafodeita - 1 pinch Lemon - 1 no Curry Leaves - 1/4 cup Coriander Leaves - 1/4 cup Salt to taste Method: Pressure cook thoor dal with turmeric powder. When cooked, let it cool, mash thoroughly. Peel and chop the garlic pods. Heat ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal, red chillies, garlic cloves and cumin seeds. Add the thoor dal, salt and 2 cups of water. Cook till the dal boils. Add finely chopped curry leaves and coriander leaves. Remove from flame and add lemon juice. Serve it with chappati or hot white rice.