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November 25, 2010

Mashed Greengram / Pachaipayir Masiyal



1 cup


2½ cup


2 tbs

Sambar Onion

½ cup

Mustard Seeds

1 tbs

Urad Dal

1 tbs

Cumin Seeds

2 tbs

Coriander Seeds

1 tbs

Curry Leaves

2 spring

Red Chilly



1 small


4 pods

Turmeric Powder

½ tbs


To taste

Coriander Leaves



1. Clean and fry the Greengram without oil. Then wash them thoroughly.

2. Pressure cook the dal with few drops of oil, turmeric powder and water for 7 mins in medium flame.

3. Heat the oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When the seeds start popping add urad dal, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, curry leaves, garlic pods and red chillies.

4. Saute for 2 mins and then add the chopped onion and sauté again till the onion becomes golden brown.

5. Then add the mashed tomato and fry for 2 mins.

6. Now add the cooked dal and salt. Stir well and then cook for 5 mins.

7. Beat the dal with hand beater.

8. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with plain rice.


asiya omar said...

simply superb.

Santosh Bangar said...

interesting and new idea for dal

Santosh Bangar said...

interesting and new idea for dal

Priya said...

I can have this masiyal with anything, nutritious dal..

Priya Sreeram said...

make it the same way!--yum!

jeyashrisuresh said...

south indian touch of making the dal.Adding sambhar onion gives a nice flavour

S.Menaga said...

healthy dal looks superb!!

Kairali sisters said...

I love it..Looks yummm

Sushma Mallya said...

Nice and flavourful...

Smitha said...

winter times...daals are such a comfort food...looks tempting!

Swathi said...

Healthy and delicious dal.

Gayathri's Cook Spot said...

Even I prepare it the same way and goes well with rotis also. My fav dal..

bala said...

hi kurinji, this blog is really a kadambam a mixture of all essential things in life.. hoping to see some embriodary stitches soon

Rajani said...

nice dal, good pic, the use of whole coriander seeds is new to me ,should try it this way, guess it adds to flavour?

PriyaVaasu said...

Healthy and Tasty Combo for Roti's!!!!

Sumi said...

love this recipe favorite during my college days in CIT


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