9799692b348 Nivedhanam: Pidi Karunai Masiyal / Karunai Kizhangu Masiyal

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pidi Karunai Masiyal / Karunai Kizhangu Masiyal

A delicious masiyal made from karunai kizhangu.. This can be served with rice, great with rasam rice.. Also a great one with dosa or roti!!.. This is quite simple to make and can be made very quickly... Make sure to relish this hot or warm!!
Pidi Karunai Kizhangu - 250 grams (3 pieces)
Lemon Juice - 1 1/2 - 2 table spoons
Salt - 1/4 tea spoon + 1/2 tea spoon
Turmeric - 1/4 tea spoon + 1/4 tea spoon + 1/2 tea spoon
Coriander Leaves - 2 table spoons
Curry Leaves - 10
Ginger (grated) - 1 table spoon
Green Chili - 2 (slit cut)
Asafetida - 1/4 tea spoon
Oil - 2 table spoons (preferably gingelly oil)
Lemon Zest - From 1 lemon
Tuvaram Parupu / Toor Dal - 2 table spoons
Mustard Seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tea spoon
Red Chili - 2
Wash the kizhangu well and pressure cook with 1/4 tea spoon turmeric and 1/4 tea spoon salt for 3 - 4 whistles.
Once cooled, peel the skin and mash it well and set aside
Also pressure cook the tuvaram parupu with 1/4 tea spoon until well done. Mash it and add it to the above
Heat a kadai and add oil, once hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and when they both crackle, add the red chili, green chili and asafetida
Add the curry leaves, ginger and green chili
Saute for 10 seconds and add 1/2 tea spoon turmeric powder and immediately add the mashed kizhangu and the mashed tuvaram parupu
Add coriander leaves and lemon zest
Remove from heat and allow it to cool for 1 minute
Add the lemon juice and mix well
Serve hot!!!

Sending this to WTML


  1. Yummy mashed masiyal ... definetly an unbeatable match for rasam and curd rice

  2. This masiyal Looks so inviting. Like the root vegetables a lot. With rice and rasam Perfect combination.

  3. Fantastic masiyal, seriously i miss pidi karunai here.

  4. wow i love karunai kizhangu masiyal.very tempting ,can u parcel me some :)


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