Paruppu Thuvaiyal or Paruppu Thogaiyal is a very popular South Indian dish served with rice.
Toor Dal – 1 cup
Peppercorns – 1 tsp
Dry Red Chilli – 1
Asafoetida – a pinch
Coconut – 1 tsp, grated
Salt as per taste
1. Dry roast the toor dal, peppercorns, chilli and asafoetida till golden.
2. Remove and grind together with salt, coconut and enough water to a smooth paste.
3. Serve with cooked rice and vathal kuzhambu.
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