Monday, December 29, 2014

SENAI KIZHANGU MASIAL - சேனைக்கிழங்கு மசியல்

Senai Masial

SENAI KIZHANGU is used widely in india.
In hindi it is called as SURAN.

Senai / Suran is rich in calories and has Carbohydrate, Protein, Vitamins, Antioxidants, Minerals, Dietary fibers and Calorie rich vegetable. 
Some popular dishes made out of Suran are Suran Chips, Suran Sambar, Suran Fry etc,.

Suran Masial is a widely made dish of Tanjore district.
This can either be the main dish or a side dish in your menu.

Ingredients Needed:-
1.  SENAI (skin removed wash nicely and cut into big pieces 1 cup) - Yam or Elephant Yam
2.  Cooked Toor dal / Thuvaram Paruppu  - 1/4 cup 
3.  Salt to taste
4.  Lime/ lemon juice - 2 tsp (according to taste) 
5.  Turmeric Powder
6.  Hing 
7.  Grated Coconut - 2 tsp (optional) 

Ingredients for tempering:-
1.  Oil - 1 1/2 tsp
2.  Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
3.  Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
4.  Channa dal - 1/4 tsp
5.  Curry leaves 
6.  Green Chilli finely chopped - 2
7.  Ginger finely chopped - 1 small piece
8.  Dry red chilli - 2 broken into pieces 

1.  Boil or pressure cook the Senai and Mash it and keep aside.
2.  Pressure cook Toor dal / Thuvaram Paruppu and keep aside.
3.  Heat Oil in a Kadai, temper all the ingredients and when the dals turn golden, add  the mashed Senai, Cooked dal, Salt, Turmeric powder, Hing and 1/2 cup of water.
4.  Cook till boiling stage and now add grated Coconut and allow it to cook for few more minutes before switching off the stove.
5.  Add lime / lemon juice  and garnish with coriander leaves.
சேனைக்கிழங்கு மசியல்
Serve this Masial with Vatha kuzhambu or Kara Kuzhambu or Milagu Kuzhambu
Masial can also be had with hot white Rice with Ghee.

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