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A healthy twist to a common Marathi tale! Serve with steaming hot rice and oodles of ghee for an authentic Maharashtrian experience. You can use any sprouts of your choice instead of mixed sprouts.

Usal recipe - How to make Usal

Preparation Time: 10 Minutes   Cooking Time: 15 Minutes   Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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2 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
7 to 8 curry leaves (kadi patta)
2 cups boiled mixed sprouts (red chana, chawli, moong, rajma etc.)
salt to taste
1 tbsp besan (Bengal gram flour) mixed in ¾ cup of water
1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup finely chopped coriander (dhania)
1 tsp black salt (sanchal)

For the garnish
2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

    Main Procedure
  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai, add the onions and curry leaves and sauté till the onions turn translucent.
  2. Add the mixed sprouts and salt and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Add the besan mixture, mix well and simmer for 5 to 7 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes, coriander and black salt, mix well and sauté for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  5. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy176 cal
Protein6.4 g
Carbohydrates18.8 g
Fiber5 g
Fat8.4 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium11.4 mg
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 on 24 Apr 17 05:28 PM

I tired out your recipe last week and it turned out yummy. my husband and aunt just loved it. Thank you for giving it in detail that it was easy making it...