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This is also one of the side dish for molguttals.  Also a dish in itself, it can be mixed with rice and ghee and any curry as sidedish this too makes a complete meal. There are many variations and they can  be made using veggies or combination of dals. Many think this and chutney are same. But there’s a difference in both. Although both look a little similar, the additions of dal/veggies makes them different.



Fresh Scraped Coconut – 1 cup

Urad Dal – 2 tbsp

Chana Dal: 2 tbsp

Dried Red Chillies – 2 or 3

Asafoetida – small pinch

Tamarind – small piece

Oil – 1 tsp

Salt to taste


  1. Heat a Kadai with oil.
  2. Add the asafoetida piece, once it puffs up well, add the dals and fry till golden.
  3. Also add the red chillies and fry till they turn bright.
  4. Add the tamarind and coconut and fry for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat.
  5. Cool and grind along with salt and green chillies.
  6. Add a tsp or two of water and grind to a coarse paste semi solid paste.
  7. Transfer to a bowl.
  8. Serve with plain rice, Molaguttal or curd rice.





Hi, I am Kavita, the owner of this blog.There are many types of foodies; vegeterian, non vegetarian, eggeterian , so i thought foodies should be called "foodaterian". Hence the name.Like most of you, i too was an amateur cook who didn't know even the basics like how much water to be added to rice?. :) With time i have learned and would like to share and learn the recipes. Hope to get love and support from all you wonderful people. You can reach me at twitter:

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