This simple coriander thogayal with rice is my comfort food. Generally its prepared fresh and traditionally served with Lemon rasam and other side dishes in a traditional Indian meal to contrast the flavor.
Coriander leaves - 2 bunches
Urad dal - 2 tbsp.
Chenna Dhal 2tbsp
Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
Red Chili - 2 or 3
Asafetida - 1 pinch
Tamarind - a marble sized ball
Salt - as needed
Oil - 1 tsp.
Water - a little to grind
- Wash and clean the coriander leaves.
- Heat oil and add the Ural & Chenna dals, red chili,. Fry till the Urad dal starts to turn light red. Set aside.
- Transfer all the roasted ingredients and coriander leaves to the mixer and grind along with coconut, Tamarind, Asafetida, salt and little water.
- Serve hot with steamed rice with a teaspoon of sesame oil and roasted pappad.