Fried Coconut Thovayal-Side dish for Variety Rice

           Fried Coconut Thovayal/Thogayal is an ideal match for variety rice like Lemon Rice/Puliyodharai Rice.It is a bit hot and bit tangier side dish that accompany the variety rice.


Serves 4

To Grind

Coconut (Grated) - 3/4cup
Garlic pods -4
Tamarind - a pinch
Water -as reqd
Salt -as reqd

To Temper

Gingely Oil - 1tsp
Mustard Seeds -1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves -a sprig


  • In a mixer,grind the ingredients in the To Grind section.Don't grind it too finely.The paste should be coarsely grind and keep aside.In a pan temper the mustard ,curry leaves with oil.Add the ground paste and add little water.Close the pan with the lid and let them cook.
  •  Allow it to boil well.After some time oil may ooze out and the water might have reduced by now.You can find the bubbles.Close the pan,and stir occasionally.The water should get completely dry out from the mixture,until then keep on stirring.Until the chutney comes to stage of the 3rd pic,do stirring.Serve with your variety dish .

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