Vaal Ki Usal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

Vaal Ki Usal  ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

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This is a popular, easy-fix maharashtrian dish. The combination of jaggery and kokum gives a sweet and tangy taste to this usal, which is made using vaal.

Vaal Ki Usal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses ) recipe - How to make Vaal Ki Usal ( Know Your Dals and Pulses )

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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Method
    Method
  1. Soak the kokums in ¼ cup of warm water for 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Mash it with your hands and keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When they crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and ginger and sauté for a few seconds.
  5. Add the onions and sauté till they turn translucent, while stirring continuously.
  6. Add the vaal and 1 cup of water, cover and cook on a medium flame for 15 minutes.
  7. Add the turmeric powder, kokum mixture, jaggery, chilli powder, coriander and salt and simmer for another 5 minutes, stirring once in between. Serve hot.
Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy69 cal
Protein0.5 g
Carbohydrates8.1 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat3.8 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium3.1 mg

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