Monday, February 28, 2011

Orange peel thogaiyal /Orange peel chutney

Orange fruit

Orange fruit peels

Orange fruit peels being roasted in little oil in a kadai

Orange peel thogaiyal / Orange peel chutney

Orange - 1
Urad dal - 1 Tblsp
Dry red chillies - 7-8
Chana dal - 1/4 Tblsp
Hing - !/4 tsp
Tamarind - small lemon size
Curry leaves - few
Salt as required
Orange peels
Roast in 1 tsp of oil:
Orange peels cut into pieces (roast separately)
In the same oil roast Urad dal, Chana dal, dry red chillies.
Peel the skin of 1 orange and cut into pieces.
Wash the peels nicely and roast in a kadai with oil and keep aside.
Now in the same kadai roast urad dal, chana dal,dry red chillies.
Take a wet grinder mixie and put the roasted items,hing, tamarind,few curry leaves and salt.
Add little water and grind into a smooth chutney.
Now transfer the chutney in a bowl.
The orange peel chutney is ready for consumption.
The addition of curry leaves is to give extra flavour to the chutney which has a strong orange smell and taste.
This orange peel chutney can be had with hot piping rice with sesame oil and some nice curd raita and papads.
you can also have this chutney with curd rice and you will enjoy it .


  1. nice innovative new dish .... i am going to try..
    very yummy...

  2. Yep very innovative recipe, looks good!!

  3. This looks so innovative...Great work...


  4. Was it bitter? These recipe is simply awesome!

  5. Ohh this orange chutny must have been great , i can imagine the bitters combined with hot and sour flavors ...

  6. Yummy thogayal. My paati used to do this. Nostaaalgic memories.

  7. Orange peel chutney looks delicious Indu. Love it.

  8. colorful n tangy thogaiyal..Love it!!

  9. Very creative and looks gr8..shall try

  10. very interesting n new thogaiyal!

  11. looks interesting and tasty too ......

  12. Yummy thogaiyal, love the orange color.

  13. Interesting and innovative thogiyal..nice!!

  14. For a minute, when i saw the first picture I thought it was a sunny side up egg recipe - then read the title - I am really digging this Thogayal, but please tell me - was it too bitter or is its like pavakai when the tamarind takes the bitter edge off? I would certainly try this one, since we have a house full of oranges :)) Interesting and novel post!

  15. This is totally new to me!! i love oranges but does it not taste peel has a bitter taste to it!!

  16. Nice idea using orange peel. Looks good.

  17. wow..innovative dish..I make Orange peel kolambhu ...this is new to me..

  18. Yummy thovayal.I have tasted this once and was looking for a recipe. Thanks for the recipe. Will definetly try this

    Happy to follow your blog

  19. Interesting. How does it taste? Sour / tart?

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