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Parappu Togayal Recipe

Parappu Togayal is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
High Protein Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 1/2 cup - Channa dal
  • 4 or 6 - dry Red Chillies
  • A big pinch of Asafoetida
  • 2 to 3 tbsps - oil
  • 3 or 4 tbsps - grated Coconut
  • Salt to taste
  • For the seasoning:
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • Few Curry leaves
  • 2 - dry chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - Urad Dal
  • How to Make Parappu Togayal:

    1. Boil the channa dal with hing and keep aside.
    2. Heat 2-3 tbsps oil in a pan and add the dry chillies. Saute till brown.
    3. Add the grated coconut and continue to fry till the coconut turns brown, too.
    4. Remove from fire and let it cool.
    5. Put the boiled dal into a blender, adding a little water at a time, and grind it to a smooth paste.
    6. Put the ground dal in a bowl, add salt to taste, and keep aside.
    7. Heat the oil kept for seasoning. Add the urad dal, curry leaves, dry chillies, asafoetida and mustard seeds.
    8. When the dal turns brown and the mustard seeds crackle, remove and pour over the ground paste.
    9. Mix well and serve.


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