Paruppu Thogayal – A tasty side dish with Idli / Dosa in Tamil cuisine !!
Serves: 3 - 4
½ cup tur dal (Indian standard measuring cup of ½ cup / 100 ml / 4 oz capacity)
3 medium size dried red chillies
½ cup / 4 tablespoons grated coconut
½ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
3 tablespoon water
Heat an iron karahi on a medium heat. Dry roast tur dal and dried red chillies until golden color and fragrant (approximately 12 – 15 minutes). Switch off the heat. Keep aside to cool for 15 - 20 minutes.
Transfer dry roasted turdal – red chillies, grated coconut, salt and 3 tablespoons water into a small mixer bowl and make a smooth paste. Serve with idli / dosa …