Pav Usal

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - green peas.
  • 1 lemon (extract juice).
  • 2 tbs - oil.
  • 1/2 tsp - garam masala.
  • 1/4 tsp - crushed cumin seeds.
  • salt to taste.
  • 6-8 pavs | To garnish:
  • chopped onions, fine sev, lemon quarters| Grind to a paste:
  • 1 small bunch fresh coriander.
  • 8-10 green chillies.
  • 1/2 cup - fresh coconut, grated.

How to Make Pav Usal

  • Heat oil in a heavy large vessel.
  • Add paste and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add 3 cups water and bring to a boil.
  • Add all other ingredients, stir and boil.
  • Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Cook till oil separates, floats on top and peas are soft.
  • Check, add more chillies or garam masala if desired.
  • Serve steaming hot along with bread or paav, chopped onions and pieces of lemon.
  • To garnish:
  • Sprinkle some Indian sev over individual bowls.