Thoykadi

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves:4
Rated : 4 Stars
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Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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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

  • Wash and clean tur dal.
  • 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).
  • Allow the cool.
  • For coconut paste: grind together all the ingredients for the coconut paste.
  • 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.
  • For seasoning:
  • 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.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Niya's World