Malvani Usal

malvaniusal

Ingredients:
Mixed Sprouts – 250 gms
Onion – 1
Tomato – 2
Turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
Goda Masala/Garam Masala – 1 tsp
Green chillies – 1
Curry Leaves – few
Coriander Leaves – handful
Coconut oil – 3 tsp
Lime – 1

For Paste:
Grated Fresh coconut – 3/4 cup
Copra – 2 Tbsp
Onion – 1
Garlic Cloves – 4
Ginger – 1 inch
Red Chillies – 1
Fennel Seeds – 1 Tbsp
Coriander Seeds – 1.5 Tbsp

Method:

Cook Mixed Sprouts (Moong,Moth,Red Lobia) in pressure cooker till soft.
Slice the onion for the paste.Finely chop ginger and garlic.
In a small pan, heat 1 tsp of oil.Once oil is hot, add garlic,ginger,sliced onions and fry till brown. Add Red Chilli,fennel seeds,coriander and fry for few minutes.
Add grated coconut and copra and fry till coconut becomes golden brown.

Once the above mixture is cool,grind it to smooth paste .

In a large pan, heat remaining 2 tsp of oil. Once oil is hot, add Curry leaves and green chilli.Fry for few minutes. Add finely chopped onion and fry till it is brown.
Add the ground paste and fry for few minutes.
Add finely chopped tomato and fry for few minutes.
Add turmeric powder and masala powder and fry for few minutes.
Add cooked mixed sprouts and add 1 cup of water and cover the pan.

Let the mixture cook for 15 to 20 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves and lemon juice.

Serve the Usal with rotis, dosa or pav.

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