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paruppu thogayal
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Paruppu thogayal recipe

Paruppu thogayal recipe without coconut is a perfect accompaniment for vatha kuzhambu. This one is made with toor dal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Condiments
Cuisine: Indian, South Indian
Servings: 6 people


  • ½ cup Toor dal Thuvaram paruppu
  • 3 Red chillies
  • 3 Garlic small variety
  • Salt as needed
  • Oil few drops for frying, optional


  • Fry toor dal with red chillies, with little oil till golden brown in medium flame or low flame.
  • Cool down and grind it to a coarse paste with added salt, peeled garlic (I used small variety, use only one if u use the big flakes) and required.
  • To eat with rice, mix this paste with rice and little sesame oil or you can have as an accompaniment for vatral kuzhambu rice or curd rice!


  • You can add 2 tablespoon of coconut while grinding, that will give you an enhanced taste!
  • A pinch of tamarind is also a good idea.