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Vallarai Thogayal / Thuvaiyal (Brahmi Leaves Chutney)

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Posted on : 29/Dec/2018 09:40:04



 
 
 
Vallarai Thogayal / Thuvaiyal (Brahmi Leaves Chutney), It is Easy, Tasty and Healthy side dish.

Ingredients

  • Vallarai keerai - 2 cups
  • Urad dal / Ulunthu paruppu - 2 tbsp
  • Channa dal  / Kadala paruppu - 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli - 4
  • Ginger - little
  • Coconut grated - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil 3 tbsp

Method

  • Rinse the keerai thoroughly with water,
  • Heat the kadai with 1 tbsp of oil, add Urad dal, Bengal gram and Red chilli.
  • Saute till dal turns light brown and keep it aside.
  • Add 1 tbsp of oil in the same kadai. Add Ginger, keerai and saute it for 2 minutes.
  • Allow the sauteed items to set for a while.
  • In a mixer jar, add sauteed keerai, dals, Red chilli, Salt and Coconut.
  • Grind it into a smooth paste with required water.
  • Temper mustard seed with oil and add it to thogayal.

  • It is ready to be served along with Idli, Dosa or Rice.


Note: Dont add tamarind to the thogayal. 

Benefits of Vallarai keerai

  • It has lot of health benefits.
  • Vallarai keerai is a natural brain booster, increses brain power.
  • It is an excellent remedy for brain disorders such as weak concentration, weak memory, and dementia of old people.
  • Vallarai keerai is used to treat various diseases like fever, ulcers, and diarrhea.
  • It is also good for treating eye irritation, asthma and respiratory problems.
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Mrs. Lavanya Sampath