Vatana Salad

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Total Time:
3 hours
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Course: Salad Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Raw Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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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

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