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 Payar-Thenga Curry (Dal-n-Coconut Curry) 
  • 1/2 cup Moong dal
  • 1/2 cup Toovar dal
  • 1 cup Sambhar onions
  • 1 cup Coconut slices
  • 1 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 11 inch Ginger
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 4 teaspoons Coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons Curry leaves
  • 2 Red chillies
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 2 teaspoons Chopped coriander leaves
  • Salt (As per taste)
Grind the green chillies, garlic and the ginger to a fine paste. Mix the dals, sliced onions, coconut slices, chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida, ground paste salt with enough water till well combined. Pressure cook.

Heat oil and saute the curry leaves, red chillies broken into bits, mustard seeds. Add the cooked dal mixture, mix the contents and cook for five minutes. Remove it from fire and transfer the contents to a serving dish.

Garnish it with the chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with rice.

Other Details
Serves: 4 Time: 25 mins.

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Category: Main Course | State: Kerala | Submitted by: System


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