Paruppu Thogayal

Paruppu Thogayal is a simple and quick accompaniment that can be prepared n very less time. It can be mixed with rice or had as a side to any spicy South Indian gravy.

Ingredients (Serves 4)

Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 5 mins
  • Channa dal – 1/4 cup
  • Toor dal – 1/2 cup
  • Red chillies – 5
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Pepper – 1/2 tsp
  • Hing – a pinch
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Salt – as required


  • In a pan, add 1 tsp oil and roast red chillies and pepper. Fry for few secs and den add coconut. Keep them aside.
  • In the same pan. Add the channa dal and toot dal, sauté them well until they change colour.
  • Cool them well.
  • Blend them well with enough water to a paste. Let the consistency be not too hard nor runny.

Paruppu thogayal can be mixed with rice and ghee or had as a side for kuzhambu / sambar / rasam.

We had white rice, milagu kuzhambu and paruppu thogayal, a simple yet yummy combo for lunch !!!

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