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Inji thogayal recipe

Inji thogayal recipe without coconut. Easy ginger thogayal with ginger, green chilli, urad dal and tamarind as main ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4


  • 1/2 cup Ginger chopped
  • 5 Green chilli
  • 1 tsp Tamarind packed
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp Urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp Jaggery
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • Salt As needed


  • Scrape the skin of ginger with a pairing knife and chop roughly. Gather other ingredients needed.
  • Heat a kadai, add oil, roast urad dal and asafoetida, until urad dal turns light golden.
  • Add green chilli, chopped ginger and cook for 1/2 minute in medium flame.
  • Cool down in a plate and grind it with tamarind, jaggery, first without water. Add little water later and grind little coarsely.


  • Key is to balance spice and salt along with tamarind.