Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal – Porikadalai Thogayal

July 2, 2018 Chutney RecipesTirunelveli Style Recipes  No comments

Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal is a super easy and quick thogayal recipe. Pottukadalai or Porikadalai is known as roasted gram dal in English. It tastes divine with rice and Puli Kaichal. This thuvaiyal tastes good with rice, keerai and puli kuzhambu too. This can be a handy option for bachelors. This does not involve any cooking at all as this does not even require tempering. Just grind a few ingredients and TADAA thuvaiyal ready.

Now to the recipe..


Porikadalai Thuvaiyal My Magic Pan


[Preparation Time- 5 mins : Cooking Time- NIL]

Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal Ingredients:

  • Pottukadalai/Roasted gram dal – 1/2 cup
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp (grated)
  • Salt – as needed
  • Garlic – 2 cloves
  • Green chillies – 4


Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal My Magic Pan



  • Take all the ingredients – roasted gram dal, coconut, green chillies, garlic and salt in a mixer. Grind it into a smooth paste. It should be thick, add water just for ease of grinding.



Thats it! Pottukadalai Thuvaiyal is ready!

Serve with rice.


Pottukadalai Thogayal My Magic Pan



  1. Adjust spice levels as per your preference. This needs more green chillies as the major quantity of Pottukadalai will make it a bland thuvaiyal otherwise.
  2. Do not add much water. This is meant to be thick.
  3. No tempering is needed.



– By Sundari Nathan

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