Masiyal

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

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

  • 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.

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