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Curry Leaves Thogayal Recipe

Curry Leaves Thogayal
How to make Curry Leaves Thogayal

Karuvepillai Thuvayal or Curry Leaves Thogayal is a chutney-like delicacy from Tamil Nadu. This green thogayal can be relished with plain rice and also scooped up with dosas. If you’re looking for a delicious and healthy way to add curry leaves to your diet, then this special chutney is a great choice.

  • Total Cook Time 15 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 05 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Curry Leaves Thogayal

  • 3 cups Fresh curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup Grated coconut
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp Bengal gram
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 1-inch Ginger
  • Pinch of asafoetida
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp Tamarind
  • 1 tsp Sugar or jaggery
  • Salt to taste
  • Water, as requried

How to Make Curry Leaves Thogayal

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Wash the curry leaves, drain the water and allow to dry.
In a pan, heat oil and add the mustard seeds, Bengal gram, urad dal and asafoetida.
Add the dry red chillies, followed by the curry leaves. Saute for a minute.
Now, add in the ginger, garlic and green chillies. Saute for another minute and then turn off the heat.
Once the sauteed mixture cools, add it to a mixer/ grinder. Also add tamarind, grated coconut, sugar/ jaggery and salt to taste.
Grind along with a little water to form a coarse paste. Store this chutney in an airtight container kept in a cool and dry place.
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