Coconut - 1 cup
Red chillies - 15
Urad dhal - 2 tbs
Tamarind -1/2 to 1 inch
Salt - as required
Oil - 2 or 3 tsp
- Heat oil in a pan, fry urad dhal and red chillies until they turn golden brown. Keep it aside and allow it to cool for sometime.
- Slightly fry coconut and tamarind in the same pan without oil. Don't over fry as it will spoil the taste of the thuvayal.
- Grind urad dhal, red chillies and salt coarsely, then add coconut and tamarind with little water.
- Thuvayal is ready now. Its consistency should be solid.