Sunday, 15 January 2012

Kandi Pachadi


Kandi Pachadi Ingredients:

1. Toor dal – 1 cup to taste
2. Red chillies - 8 or to taste
3. Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
4. Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
5. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
6. Fenugreek seeds – ¼ tsp 
7. Tamarind paste – 1 tbsp
8. Ginger – 1 inch piece
9. Garlic – 3 flakes
10. Oil – 6 tsp
11. Salt – to taste

Toor dal chutney or Thogayal Preparation:

Take a pan and heat with 4 tsp oil.

Roast the toor dal in low flame till they turn into golden yellow colour.

Remove from pan and keep aside.

In the same pan add 2 tsp of oil and heat.

Add red chillies, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, mustard seeds and fenugreek.

Roast on low flame till they turn into golden yellow colour.

Remove from pan and keep aside.

Allow it to cool for sometime.

Take a mixer jar and add sautéed ingredients except toor dal and make a fine powder.

Then add toor dal, ginger, garlic, salt and tamarind paste.

After grinding 2 mins add some water and once again grind it to a fine paste or your desired consistency. 

Remove from mixer jar and transfer into serving bowl.

Toor dal chutney or thogayal is ready to eat.

Serve with plain white rice and ghee.