Thursday, December 5, 2013

Masiyal - Pedikarunai


  • Pedi karunai 1/4 kg
  • Green chilly 2 - 4
  • Grated Ginger 1 table spoon
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tea spoon
  • Udad dal 1/2 tea spoon
  • Channa dal 1/2 tea spoon
  • Asafetida powder a pinch
  • Oil 1 Table spoon
  • Turmeric powder a pinch
  • Salt to taste
  • Tamarind water one cup or tamarind paste 1 spoon
  • Curry leaves - one hand full
    1. Clean pedikarunai, wash well and cook in a preasure pan.
    2. Remove skin and smash it.
    3. In a deep pan pour oil and make seasoning with mustard seeds, udad dal, channa dal, asafetida, green chilly , ginger and turmeric powder.
    4. Add smashed pedikarunai and also add tamarind water.
    5. Add salt and mix well.
    6. Add curry leaves and when the dish becomes like a thick batter, remove it from the fire.
    7. Serve with cooked rice and ghee. 
    PEDIKARUNAI MASIYAL is a very very delicious side dish.
    8. You can make tomato rasam also with this.
    you can use lemon juice 1 spoon if you dont want to use tamarind. but it is better to use tamarind water in this recipe :)

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