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Cuisine Style: South India | Cooking Time: 15 to 20 minutes | To Serve: 6 | Take with: rice | Type: Lunch Gravy

How to make Karunai kizhangu masiyal video


  • Karunai kizhangu – ¼ kg or 6
  • Tamarind water –1/4 cup or tamarind paste – 2 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 2 springs
  • Garlic - 3 cloves
  • Onion - 1 [chopped] or small onion - 4 to 5
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
  • Urad dal – 2 tsp
  • Bengal gram – 2 tbsp
  • Asafoetida [Hing, perungayam]- 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Gingelly Oil [Sesame oil]– 3 tbsp
  • Water as needed


  • Wash & soak karunai kilangu in turmeric, salt & tamarind added water for 2 hours.
  • Drain water, put it in a pressure cooker, add water, salt, turmeric powder, cook for 1 whistles
  • Then drain water, peel off skin, slice
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  • Add urad dal, chana dal, asafoetida, curry leaves, & garlic
  • Add karunai kilangu, salt, chilli powder & turmeric powder sauté till soft.
  • Add tamarind water, mix well, then let it boil for 5 min
  • Add water if required & let it boil & thickens.
  • Once its ready, cut off heat, Serve hot with rice / millets /pongal / upma.

How to make Karunai kizhangu masiyal- Step by step procedure & pictures

Karunai kizhanguKarunai kizhangu

Three yam varietiesThree yam varieties

In a bowl add sea salt & waterIn a bowl add sea salt & water

Add turmeric powderAdd turmeric powder

Add tamarind, mix wellAdd tamarind, mix well

Add washed pidi karunaiSepankizhangu-Arbi -Taro

Mix well, leave it for 2 hoursMix well, leave it for 2 hours

Put it in a pressure cookerPut it in a pressure cooker

Cover lid, cook for 1 whistlesCover lid, cook for 1 whistles

After, 1 whistle, remove steam, drain waterAfter, 1 whistle, remove steam, drain water

Peel off the skinSepankizhangu-Arbi -Taro

NOw its readyNOw its ready


Heat 2 tbsp oil, add mustard, urad dalHeat 2 tbsp oil, add mustard, urad dal

Add asafoetidaAdd asafoetida

Add garlic, curry leavesAdd garlic, curry leaves

Add red chilli powderAdd red chilli powder

Add turmeric powder, coriander powderAdd turmeric powder, coriander powder

Add pidi karunai kilanguAdd pidi karunai kilangu

Saute for 3 minSaute for 3 min

Salt to tasteSalt to taste

Add tamarind waterAdd tamarind water

Mix wellMix well

Add water if requiredAdd water if required

Boil for 5 minBoil for 5 min

now its ready, cut off heatnow its ready, cut off heat

Delicious and healthy karunai kilangu masiyal readyDelicious and healthy karunai kilangu masiyal ready

Serve hot with millets / riceServe hot with millets

Pidi karuani puli masiyalPidi karuani puli masiyal

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