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January 5, 2009


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poondu thogayal

This garlic thogayal tastes excellent only with rice but not with tiffin recipes.Very simple & healthy thogayal..We make it at least once in a week.It tastes great when mixed with hot rice adding few drops of ghee.I usually pack this for my husband’s lunch box.He loves it a lot.Do try this simple n easy thogayal recipe.U’ll love it for sure.

Poondu thogayal/Garlic thogayal recipe

 Garlic thogayal recipe for rice.Tastes great when mixed with rice n ghee.
Cuisine: Indian
Category: Thogayal
Serves: Serves 4
Prep time: 10 Minutes
Cook time: 10 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes

To saute and grind
  • Garlic bulbs - 2 nos (approx 30 pods)
  • Red chillies - 4 nos ( use 2 for less spice)
  • Tamarind - Small gooseberry size
  • Salt and water - as needed
  • Cooking oil - 1 tbsp

  • Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the red chillies and garlic cloves till golden brown and nice aroma arises. Keep it aside.While sauting garlic,u may get the skin of garlic separated from it.Remove them.Soak tamarind in little water.Remove and let it cool down.
garlic thogayal step by step picture
  • Grind everything to a smooth thick paste adding required water.
    Garlic thogayal is ready!! It can be had with hot rice mixed with ghee..

Tastes great mixing with hot rice adding a few drops of ghee with papad as side dish.

poondu thogayal

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