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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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How to Make Masiyal

  • 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.
  • Heat oil in a pot and add mustard.
  • As it splutters, add methi seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves.
  • As methi seeds turn golden, add tomatoes, chillies and sambar powder.
  • Saute for a min and add tamarind juice and salt.
  • Let it boil for 5 minutes.
  • Add water in the middle if required.
  • Add cooked moong dal and jaggery to this.
  • Let it boil for another 5 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Switch off stove and serve hot with rice.