Pasi Payaru Masiyal (Mashed Green Gram Gravy)

  • 1/2 Cup whole green gram dal (Pasi Payaru)
  • 10-12 Sambar onion (chopped)
  • 3 Cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp of Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp of Coriander seeds
  • 3-4 Green chillies (chopped lengthwise)
  • 1/4 tsp of mustard seeds
  • Few curry leaves
  • 3 tsp of Oil
  • A pinch turmeric powder
  • Salt as per the requirement

  • Pressure cook the whole green gram with garlic, a pinch of turmeric powder (with 2 cups of water) for 5-6 whistles (the lentil should be cooked well)
  • After the full release of the vapor, drain half amount of water (You can use this water to prepare Rasam)
  • Meanwhile, crush cumin seeds and coriander seeds coarsely
  • In a aluminum vessel heat 3 table spoon of oil, add mustard seeds when it pops up add chopped onion, curry leaves, green chillies and fry it for sometime and add crushed cumin + coriander seeds. Fry it for a minute in a medium flame
  • Add the cooked green gram and required amount of salt
  • Cook it for 5-10 minutes. Remove from stove
  • Now smash the mixture into coarse paste using egg beater.(normally wooden hand mixer is used in villages to crush the horse gram)
  • Now Pasi Payaru Masial is ready to serve!!!

Serving Tips:
  • While serving this Masiyal with rice add a tsp of ghee
  • You can also use coconut oil instead of ghee


Unknown said…
Ethu hostela saptathu. Superba errkum. Athu kapram sapdala. Coze i didnt go pollachi. Im waiting 2 eat... keep it Up...
Unknown said…
I like this masiyal adding crushed cumin and coriander gives nice flavor

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