Val Whole Usli

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound - val whole | Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
  • Ginger - 2 tsp
  • Jeera - 1 tsp
  • Garlic - 2 tsp
  • Grated Coconut - 1 Cup
  • Green Chillies - 5 to 6 (depending on How spicy/ hot you want)
  • Butter - 4 tsp
  • Handful of Coriander Leaves
  • Onions - 3
  • Juice from 1 Lime (or 3 to 5tsp)
  • Usli powder - 3 to 4 tsp
  • 2 cups - Water
  • Oil for seasoning

How to Make Val Whole Usli

  • Soak val whole in water overnight say for 6 to 8 hrs. Dice the onions and the green chillies into medium size.
  • Heat the oil in a kadai add mustard seeds, jeera, ginger garlic paste and diced onions and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add soaked val whole to the above mixture, usli powder which is prepared ahead and grated coconut.
  • Add lime juice, salt to taste, chopped coriander leaves and butter.
  • Saute for 5-6 minutes. Finally, add two cups of water stir the ingredients for 3 minutes, then cover the lid for 20 minutes.
  • Serve hot with puri/roti/chapatti.
  • Make usli powder:
  • Heat the kadai or pan. Add 4tsp of jeera and 4 tsp of dhania and roast it for 5 minutes.
  • Then grind it to very fine dry powder. Do not add water.

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