Heat a small kadai/pan and add about 2 teaspoons of oil. When oil turns hot, add the 1 teaspoon of urad dal and wait till it turns golden. Add the whole red chillies and ginger and fry for a minute. Add the thoothuvalai leaves and fry until the leaves are wilted. Add the grated coconut and fry until the coconut is nicely toasted. Switch off and cool.