Thenga Thuvaiyal


 For the final day of Blogging Marathon I have cooked the weekend Thali. Weekends are the only time when my daughter gets time to savour the food i cook. All the other days she is off in the wee hours and I feel she is loosing out on the nourishment.So her I m with lot of veggies and green ..the food she like the most.
My platter has
Tomato Rasam
Bottlegourd Kootu

Sutta Kathrikai(Brinjal curry)

Puli Keerai(greens cooked in tamamrind)

Thenga thuvaiyal(coconut thuvaiyal)

Coconut scrapping      1/2 cup
Mustard seeds             1/8 tsp
Fenugreek seeds          4-5
Black gram dhal        1 tbsp
Red chillies               3-4
Asafoetida                1/4 tsp
Tamarind                 a small marble size
Oil                          2 tsp
Salt                        to taste
Heat a pan with oil. Add mustard seeds and when they splutter add the blackgram dhal, asafoetida, redchillies and fenugreek seeds and saute till the dhal turns golden brown. Switch off the fire and let it cool
Transfer this to a mixer with coconut ,salt and tamarind. Add just enough water and grind it into a smooth paste.
Mix with hot rice and savour the taste

Linking this thali to Thali Mela by Srivalli
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