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Ginger Thogayal | Inji Thuvaiyal

Ginger Thuvaiyal
Ginger is a common spice used in Indian cooking. Ginger has anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial properties. It is rich in minerals like magnesium, potassium  copper. Ginger root is used in Ayurveda medicine to relieve common cold and cough. Ginger Thogayal is served as a side dish to Rice. It can also be served as a side dish to Idli and Dosa. This Inji thuvaiyal can be prepared within 10 mins. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing South Indian Ginger Thogayal | Inji Thuvaiyal.

Preparation Time: 5 mins
Cook Time : 5 mins
Ready in : 10 mins
Yields : 2 servings 
Inji Thuvaiyal

2 tsp
Red Chilly
Urad Dal
2 tsp
1/2 tsp
Asafoetida powder | Hing
Shredded Coconut 
2 tbsp
As needed
1/2 tsp
Ginger chopped
1/2 Cup

  • Wash and cut ginger into small pieces.  Heat 1 tsp of oil and fry ginger till raw smell goes off.  Remove from stove. Heat remaining 1 tsp Oil in the same pan. Add red chillies, tamarind and urad dal. Fry till urad dal turns golden colour. Add asafoetida powder.
1 Inji Thuvaiyal2 Inji Thuvaiyal

  •  Switch of the stove and add salt, jaggery and shredded coconut. Allow it to cool. Grind it to coarse paste by adding very little water.
3 Inji Thuvaiyal4 Inji Thuvaiyal
 Ginger Thogayal | Inji Thuvaiyal
Ginger Thogayal | Inji Thuvaiyal

Adjust chillies to your taste.
Adding coconut is optional.


  1. very flavorful and mouthwatering thogayal :) looks super yummy !!

  2. Yum to all your thogayal recipes and to this equally gingerly one.

  3. Looks very tasty and flavorful!!

  4. Very healthy and flavorful thogayal!!


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