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Paruppu Thogayal

Paruppu Thogayal

Paruppu thogayal is a staple which you will find in most tamizh homes. It is a lentil based chutney which is best served with milagu kuzhanbu and curry.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course chutney varieties, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 2 Persons
Calories 150 kcal


  • Gas stove/ Induction stove
  • Mixer/Grinder


  • 1/4 Cup Tuvar dal
  • 1 Tbsp Bengal gram dal
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 2 Tbsp Coconut
  • 1/4 Tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • To Taste Salt


  • Heat oil in a pan
  • When sufficiently hot add both the dals and asafoetida till it is slightly brown.
  • Take it out and keep it aside.
  • Next add the red chillies and saute till it becomes crisp. Take it out and keep it aside
  • Now grind all the dals and chillies together into a coarse powder
  • Add the fresh coconut and necessary salt and grind it into a smooth thogyal/paste. Serve it with rice and milagu kuzhambu


Calories: 150kcalCarbohydrates: 20gProtein: 8gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 4mgPotassium: 247mgFiber: 10gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 30IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 28mgIron: 2mg
Keyword paruppu thogayal, south indian lunch menu, iyengar thaligai, thogayal,
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