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Thoykadi Recipe

Thoykadi is a popular Indian Side-Dish
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On :
Friday, 28 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side-Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Pressure-Cook Recipe
Difficulty :
Medium
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
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Ingredients

  • 50 g - turdal
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - oil
  • 200 ml - (1 cup) - water
  • 1/2 tsp - Tamarind paste or 3 tsp - Tamarind juice
  • 1/2 tsp - salt (or to taste)
  • For the Coconut paste:
  • 2 tbsp - (30 g) grated Coconut
  • 1/4 tsp - Jeera ( cumin seeds)
  • 2 -red chillies
  • 2- Garlic Cloves
  • 5- pepper Corns ( fry separately in little oil)
  • 1 -2 tbsp - water
  • For seasoning:
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 5 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • How to Make Thoykadi:

    1. Wash and clean tur dal.
    2. Soak in 1 cup (200 ml) water with turmeric powder and oil for thirty minutes and boil in a pressure cook for 15 minutes ( reduce heat to medium after 2nd whistle and cook for 5 minutes).
    3. Allow the cool.
    4. For coconut paste: grind together all the ingredients for the coconut paste.
    5. Beat the cooked dal lightly and add coconut paste, tamarind paste and salt to taste and cook for 5 - 8 minutes on a low to medium heat.
    6. For seasoning:
    7. Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry chopped garlic till golden colour and fragrant. Pour the seasoning over thoykadi. Serve thoykadi with sheeth, sukke, nonche and pappad.
    8. Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World




     

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