Goda Masala

Goda Masala

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Maharashtrian Vatana Usal!

This is a perfect dish for morning breakfast.

Vatana Usal is a classic recipe, where in dried black/ green peas are cooked with onions and tomatoes and the spice level is aggravated with the ‘Meeshna Goda Masala’.


Tastes Best With:

Pav, Hot Puris, Rotis & Rice


  • Dried black/green peas
  • Vegetables- tomatoes, onions, ginger, garlic, curry leaves and coriander
  • Oil
  • Salt
  • Mustard and Cumin Seeds
  • Asafoetida
  • Meeshna Goda Masala
  • Meeshna Turmeric Powde


All you need to Prepare:

  • Soak the peas overnight
  • Finely chop the onions and tomatoes
  • Soak the lemon sized tamarind piece to prepare its pulp

Steps to make the authentic Maharashtrian Vatana Usal:

  1. Cook the peas until soft in a pressure cooker (3-4 whistles)
  2. Take a pan to heat the oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and asafoetida
  3. Add ginger garlic paste
  4. Add finely chopped onions
  5. Add finely chopped tomatoes
  6. Add salt, Meeshna Turmeric Powder, Meeshna Goda Masala and tamarind pulp
  7. Add water, as per the desired consistency
  8. Let the mixture cook for 2 minutes
  9. Now, add the cooked peas
  10. Simmer for 10 minutes
  11. Garnish the Vatana Usal with finely chopped coriander leaves


Your Vatana Usal is ready to serve!

**Meeshna Goda Masala contains all the necessary spices needed to make all the authentic Maharashtrian dishes tasty and flavourful.