Vaal ki Usal

Vaal ki Usal

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A popular, easy to make Maharashtrian dish. The combination of jaggery and kokum gives a sweet and tangy taste to the usal. Vaal provides you the much needed protein and iron. A thoughtful addition of vitamin C rich coriander improves the absorption of iron. Serve this usal with hot with rotis of your choice.

Vaal ki Usal recipe - How to make Vaal ki Usal

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  1. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  3. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add the sprouted vaal, 1½ cups of water, turmeric powder, chilli powder, kokum, jaggery and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes,while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  6. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy257 cal
Protein0.3 g
Carbohydrates4.8 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat1.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium1.5 mg
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Vaal ki Usal
 on 30 Jun 16 02:33 PM

This Vaal Usal recipe is healthy and very tasty.