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Inji Thuvayal

Tamil Selvi
5 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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ABOUT Inji Thuvayal RECIPE

An easy recipe that helps in digestion.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. Ginger chopped - 1/3 cup
  2. Oil - 1 tbsp
  3. Mustard Seeds - 1/2 tsp
  4. Urad dal - 2 tbsp
  5. Red chillies - 2
  6. Tamarind - small pea sized ball
  7. Salt as needed
  8. Curry leaves - 2 sprigs


  1. Wash the ginger well and scrape off the skin. Cut it into small pieces.
  2. Heat 2 tsp of oil, fry the ginger pieces for 5-6 minutes on a medium flame. Remove it from the pan.
  3. Heat another tsp of oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dal, red chillies and curry leaves. Saute until the dal turns golden brown in colour. Leave it to cool.
  4. Grind the dal along with ginger, salt and tamarind to form a coarse paste. Do not add too much water.
  5. You can mix this thuvaiyal with hot steamed rice and top it with a teaspoon of sesame seed oil or ghee. It tastes awesome.

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Ruchi Chawla
Ruchi Chawla   Aug-27-2016

Zeenath Amaanullah
Zeenath Amaanullah   Aug-26-2016

nice recipe dea...i really like it..:blush::blush::blush:

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