We enjoyed this paruppu masiyal with masala egg over the weekend.This is one of those simple yet comfort food. Masala egg recipe is from my sweet SIL's blog, fusion of life.It came out really good.Hope you all enjoy as much as we did.
Toor dal : 1/2 cup
Vendhyam/fenugreek seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Dry Red chillies : 5
Green chillies : 5 (slit)
Curry leaves : few springs
Tomato : 2 (chopped)
Tamarind : small lemon size ball
Oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds : 1/2 tsp
Perungayam/ asafoedita : 1 pinch
salt : as needed
1. Pressure cook toor dal, fenugreek and turmeric powder with just enough water for more than 4 whistles. Mash cooked toor dal mixture well and keep it aside.
2.In a pan, heat oil and fry mustard seeds, asafoedita and dry red chiiles.Now add chopped tomatoes and slit green chilles.Saute well until tomatoes are cooked enough.
3.Now add tamarind water to the pan and bring it to a boil.
4.Now add mashed toor dal mix to the pan and add salt and water as needed.
5.Garnish with chopped coriander or curry leaves.I used curry leaves as I prefer them.
We enjoyed this with hot rice and masala egg.
Recipe Source for masiyal :Vikatan