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Vatana Salad Recipe

Vatana Salad is a popular Indian Salad
Author :
On :
Friday, 3 June, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Salad Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Raw Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
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  • Vatana (small dry white peas) -2 cups (needs to be soaked for 2-3 hrs)
  • Onion - 1, finely chopped
  • Tomato -1, finely chopped
  • Carrot - 1/2, nicely scraped
  • Coriander leaves for the garnishing
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
  • Chilli powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Channa masala - 1/2 tsp
  • Lemon juice
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil
  • Butter
  • How to Make Vatana Salad:

    1. Soak the vatana for 2-3 hours and pressure cook them for 2 whistles.
    2. Make sure they don't get over cooked.
    3. Heat a kadai with a little oil and butter.
    4. Add the ginger-garlic paste.
    5. Then add the onions and fry until they are tender.
    6. Add the cooked vatana after straining the water from it.
    7. Add salt and chilli powder.
    8. Fry for a little while. Now add the tomatoes.
    9. When the tomatoes are half done, add the channa masala and simmer for 5-10 mins.
    10. Remove from fire, add the scraped carrots and coriander leaves.
    11. Sprinkle a little lemon juice while serving.


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