How to : Dry roast a little toor dal (1/2 a coconut : 2 tbsp toor dal) and red chillies.Grate coconut.
Put coconut, dal and chilles,curry patta, 1 clove of garlic(optional ... but it really gives a good flavour), salt
and a pinch of sugar in a mixer and grind to a paste.
Can also temper it with mustard seeds and curry patta in hot oil and poured over it.
Stays well in the refrigerator (covered) for about a week.