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Usal

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Ingredients
Dried white beans-125 grams
Onions-100 grams, minced
Turmeric powder-1/2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds-1/4 teaspoon
Asafoetida-A pinch
Tamarind-1 lime-sized ball
Jaggery-1 tablespoon, grated
Coconut-2 tablespoons, grated
Green chilies-4, minced
Ground cumin seeds-1 teaspoon
Coriander powder-1 tablespoon
Garlic-4 flakes
Ginger-1-inch piece
Salt- to taste
Oil-3 tablespoons
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Soak beans overnight.
2) Make tamarind pulp.

MAKING
3) Boil beans with turmeric, green chillies and all the spices until soft.
4) Take a wok and heat oil. Add mustard seeds and asafoetida to it.
5) Then add ground onions, ginger and garlic. Saute until golden brown.
6) Now, add salt and boiled beans, tamarind and jiggery. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.

SERVING
7) Garnish the Usal with coconut and coriander leaves and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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