January 5, 2018

Mint Thogayal - Perfect with Rice !!


Mint thogayal is simple, easy and very healthy.  This can be served with rice / rotis.  We can use coriander and curry leaves for this preparation.  


Ingredients :
  1. Mint leaves - 1 bunch, washed
  2. Oil - 1 tsp
  3. Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  4. Channa dal / Bengal Gram - 1 tbsp
  5. A pinch of hing
  6. Ginger - 1 inch 
  7. Garlic - 4 pods
  8. Red chillies - 5 to 6 nos
  9. Tamarind paste - 1 tsp 
  10. Salt to taste
  11. Coconut, grated - 1/4 cup (optional)

Method :

1.  Heat oil in the pan, add urad dal, bengal gram, red chillies, ginger, garlic and hing.  Saute.

2.  Add mint leaves and tamarind paste.  Saute for one min and switch off the flame.  (Don't overcook the greens)

3.  Allow the mixture to cool completely.

4.  Coarsely grind the mixture along with the coconut and salt.  


Serve.

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