Pudhina thuvaiyal(Mint Thuvaiyal)

A perfect combination with rice and oil.


  • Mint leaves-1/2 cup(Cleaned)
  • Tamarind-A small piece
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp(grated)
  • Red chilly-2
  • Salt-To taste
  • Oil-To cook

To temper:

  • Mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Urad dhal-1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves


  1. Dry roast coconut and cool it.
  2. Heat oil in a kadai and fry red chillies.
  3. Separate them out and saute the mint leaves until it turns soft.
  4. In a mixer jar add mint leaves,urad dhal,coconut,tamarind,salt and red chillies after cooling.
  5. Add little water and grind it into a semi coarse paste.
  6. Add oil in a kadai and temper with mustard seeds,urad dhal and curry leaves.
  7. Add the ground paste and saute until it becomes thick.
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