Sunday, May 24, 2009

Potato Masiyal

This is one of the beautiful dish with gingery flavour which is an excellent  side dish with paratha or chapathi and it's lovely to go with rice as well.

Recipe credit : Jaya. V . Shenoy book

1/2 cup toor dal
2 potatoes 
1 tomato chopped
1 " piece ginger grated
4-5 garlic cloves
a pinch of hing powder
1 sprig curry leaves
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
2 red chillies
4 chopped green chillies
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp chana dal
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil

  • Wash a soak toor dal for 15 minutes and then drain it and keep aside
  • Wash potatoes,peel it and cut into cubes and then keep aside and Pressure cook toor dal and potato with little salt for 10 minutes and then keep aside
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds,chana dal,red chillies and fry till its splutters and then add curry leaves,ginger,green chillies,garlic and fry till light brown
  • Add turmeric powder,hing powder,chopped tomato and fry for another 2 minutes 
  • Add the potato-dal mixture along with the water and bring it to a boil, add salt and lemon juice and garnish it with coriander leaves and then serve hot.

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