Paruppu Thogayal Recipe -Toor & Bengal Gram Chutney

Paruppu Thuvaiyal is a lip smacking chutney that has the goodness of dals like Arhar dal and roasted gram dal along with spices and coconut. It tastes great with hot steamed rice and a dollop of ghee.

Madhuri Aggarwal
Paruppu Thogayal Recipe -Toor & Bengal Gram Chutney
1294 ratings.

Paruppu Thuvaiyal a speciality of Andhra Pradesh. It is a coarse chutney made using lentils. In this chutney, a paste is formed using Toor dal and Bengal Gram and is tempered with the south Indian tempering.

Paruppu Thogayal is a quick and simple recipe and tastes heavenly with hot steamed rice and ghee.

Serve Paruppu Thuvaiyal with hot Steamed Rice and ghee for lunch or with Ragi and Oats Dosa for breakfast.

If you like this recipe, you can also try our other chutney recipes such as

  1. Tomato Onion Chutney
  2. Capsicum Chutney
  3. Tomato Garlic Chutney


Course: Side Dish
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

15 M

Total in

35 M


4 Servings


  • 1/4 cup Arhar dal (Split Toor Dal)
  • 1/8 cup Roasted Gram Dal (Pottukadalai)
  • 1/2 tablespoon Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 5 Dry Red Chillies
  • 1 Onion , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 pinch Jaggery
  • 1 teaspoon Tamarind Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing)
  • Salt , as needed

How to make Paruppu Thogayal Recipe -Toor & Bengal Gram Chutney

  1. To begin making the Paruppu Thuvaiyal recipe, dry roast toor dal, bengal gram, peppercorns, red chillies till the lentils turn golden colour. Set it aside.

  2. In the same pan, while it is still hot add the coconut and saute till it dries out.

  3. Add just enough water, salt, sugar, coconut, tamarind paste and the dal into the blender jar and blend it into a coarse chutney.

  4. Thuvaiyal is usually thick and not runny like chutney.

  5. Heat oil in a small tadka pan. Add hing and mustard seeds. Let it crackle.

  6. Add the tadka to the thuvaiyal and serve hot.

  7.  Serve Paruppu Thuvaiyal with hot Steamed Rice and ghee for lunch or with Ragi and Oats Dosa for breakfast.

Last Modified On Monday, 27 May 2019 09:50
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