Pudina Thogayal

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Pudina Thogayal

Mint leaves have a pleasant warm, fresh, aromatic, sweet flavor with a pungent aftertaste. Mint leaves are used in teas, beverages, jellies, syrups, candies and ice creams. In Middle Eastern cuisine, mint is used on lamb dishes. In British cuisine, mint sauce is popular with lamb. In Indian cuisine, mint is used in chutneys, tea and Biriyani. I introduced Pudina in my little yard and it has since invaded the lawn, and is making an effort to gain control of the part of the yard reserved for my annual crops. Last year I had them removed and this year it is coming back again. I use lot of Pudina in my cooking but I have too much than I need. I think I will have to use them a lot this summer.
Thogayal is a thicker version of chutney. The following Thogayal is Athai `s recipe. She uses tamarind to suppress the pungent taste of the Pudina. The result is little sour when compared to the normal Thogayal made in Tamil cuisine.

List of ingredients:

  1. 3 cups Pudina/Mint
  2. 1 cup grated coconut
  3. 3 tablespoons Ullutham Parrupu/Urid Dhal
  4. big lemon size tamarind as shown
  5. 4 green chillies
  6. 2 red chillies

  7. Salt to taste.

  1. In a kadai fry the Ullutham Parrupu/Urid Dhal to light brown color as shown in pic. Dry grind and keep aside.
  2. In a mixer grind the rest of the ingredients . Transfer to a container, mix salt and the Ullutham Parrupu/Urid Dhal powder.
Serve with Rice, Idli Or Dosai.

Pudina Thogayal


  1. wow!yummy thovayal!!!!loved the color

  2. i make the same way pudina thogayal but add ginger to make spicy and good for digestion :) Love the presentation

  3. Hi Sarada

    wonderful pictures. My mom used to make this with lemon rice when we had to go on long train trips. It tasted good and the best part was not having to risk eating from the train pantry.

  4. Nice one....we love pudina thogayal with molagoottal.

  5. Thanks Dhivya, Nandhini,Sagari and Jayashree.
    Thanks for sharing Cham, I will try it with ginger.

  6. this looks good, I love the picture, never tried this or had it before should try it next time I make dosa

  7. never tried urad dal in pudina chutny....i make it with onions and either tamarind or raw mango......you can dry the surplus mint leaves and use it in anything n everything......you can gift the powdered dry leaves to your friends too....i do the same.

  8. Thank you Sangeeta for the idea and tips, I shall try the chutney with raw mango.
    I live in this part of the world where warmer days are unpredictable therefore drying them is not an option. I just give fresh mint to my friends.

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  10. Hey Cilantro - I just made this for dinner! Came out awesome! I did not grind the urad daal first and then the pudina - kind of grinded them all together - still was awesome. Thanks for the recipe! And btw - this is the first Google entry for pudina thogayal! Yay!

  11. Thank you Mriganayani for trying and leaving your comment here. I really appreciate it. Thank you again.

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