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Green Tomato Masial Recipe

Green Tomato Masial is a popular Indian Curries
Author :
On :
Monday, 20 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 3
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  • 3/4 cup - Tuvar dal (yellow split peas or pigeon peas), covered with water, then pressure cooked or boiled until tender
  • 4 medium green tomatoes, chopped into an even dice of about 1/2 cm
  • 1 tbsp - canola or other vegetable oil
  • 1 heaping tbsp sambar powder
  • 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds
  • A generous pinch of asafetida (hing)
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 2 green chillies, slit through the middle
  • Salt to taste
  • How to Make Green Tomato Masial:

    1. Heat the oil in a saucepan.
    2. Add the mustard leaves and asafoetida.
    3. When the mustard splutters, add the curry leaves and stir quickly.
    4. Then, add the green tomatoes.
    5. Cook until the tomatoes break down and get quite tender - for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
    6. Add the sambar powder, stir thoroughly, then add the cooked tuvar dal.
    7. Add salt to taste, and add water if the mixture is too thick. Let it come to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes so that all the flavours come together.
    8. Garnish, if desired, with chopped coriander leaves.
    9. This dish is best eaten with plain boiled rice, but it also goes quite well with chapattis.
    10. Recipe Courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan


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