Tomatillo Masial

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Vegan Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 5-6 tomatillos, peeled, diced into 1/2-inch pieces and cooked till tender
  • 1/2 cup - Tovar dal (small yellow split lentils), covered with water and boiled until tender. Reserve with liquid
  • 2-3 green chillies, slit
  • 1 heaping tbsp sambar powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • A generous pinch of asafoetida (hing)
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/3 cup - coconut shreds
  • 1 tbsp - canola or other vegetable oil

How to Make Tomatillo Masial

  • Heat the oil in a saucepan.
  • Add the mustard seeds and when they splutter, add the asafoetida.
  • Add the green chillies and curry leaves and stir.
  • Add the sambar powder and turmeric and stir.
  • Then, add the cooked dal and tomatillos.
  • Allow the masial to come to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer on a low flame for about 5 minutes.
  • If the masial is too thick, add water. If it's too thin, mix 1 tbsp of rice flour in a quarter cup of water and add to the masial.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Add coconut shreds and turn off the heat.
  • Serve hot with boiled rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan