How to make Paruppu Thovaiyal -

Flavourful roasted chana dal chutney.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sirf 30 minute.

Main Ingredients : Split Bengal gram (chana dal) (चने की दाल), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : TamilNadu

Course : Pickles, Jams and Chutneys

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Paruppu Thovaiyal

Paruppu Thovaiyal Recipe Card


Tangy pickles, sweet jams and tantalizing chutneys can make even the dullest of dull meals full of fun. Preserving helps strengthen the flavours and aromas of the ingredients so you get the most of it in each spoonful and each bite. Pickles, jams and chutneys are the secret to a good well rounded meal.

Prep Time : 51-60 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Paruppu Thovaiyal Recipe

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) soaked 1 cup

  • Oil 4 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 2 tablespoons

  • Black peppercorns 8-10

  • Dried red chillies broken

  • Asafoetida a pinch

  • Garlic chopped 2-3 cloves

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tamarind

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Step 2

Add cumin seeds, coriander seeds, peppercorns, red chillies, asafoetida, garlic and onion and sauté well. Add tamarind and mix. Drain and add the chana dal and continue to sauté.

Step 3

Add salt and mix well and sauté for 1 minute on low heat. Set aside to cool. Grind the mixture to a coarse paste with a little water. Serve with rice or bread or roti or even as a dip.

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