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Masiyal Recipe

Masiyal is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Monday, 24 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Easy
Servings :
Serves 4
RATINGs :
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
5

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - moong dal
  • 3 - Tomatoes
  • 3 - Green chillies
  • Tamarind- marble size or 1/4 tsp Tamarind paste
  • 1/2 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 1/2 tsp - Methi seeds
  • 1/4 tsp - Asafoetida
  • 1 spring - Curry leaves
  • 1/4 cup - Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tsp - Jaggery (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp - sambar powder
  • 1/3 tsp - salt or as per taste
  • 1 tbsp - Rice flour (optional)
  • How to Make Masiyal:

    1. Cook moong dal with turmeric powder in the pressure cooker. Soak tamarind in warm water for 15 minutes and extract juice or alternatively dissolve tamarind paste in a cup of warm water. Chop green chillies into halves or quarter and tomatoes into 8 pieces.
    2. Heat oil in a pot and add mustard.
    3. As it splutters, add methi seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
    4. As methi seeds turn golden, add tomatoes, chillies and sambar powder.
    5. Saute for a min and add tamarind juice and salt.
    6. Let it boil for 5 minutes.
    7. Add water in the middle if required.
    8. Add cooked moong dal and jaggery to this.
    9. Let it boil for another 5 minutes.
    10. If you prefer a thicker sambar, dissolve rice flour in water and add it to the sambar and let it boil for another 5 minutes.
    11. Switch off stove and serve hot with rice.




     

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