Thursday, 27 March 2014

Gudi Padwa Special - Chana Usal Recipe - M.M.Mithaiwala



 

Ingredients: 
  • 1 Cup sprouted chana, (Boiled)
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 5 Curry leaves
  • 1/4 tsp Crushed cumin seeds
  • 5 cloves - Minced garlic
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/2 Cup fresh coconut, grated
  • 8 Green chilies
  • 1 Small bunch coriander

Pre – Preparation: 
  • Soak the chana overnight or for 4-5 hours, steam it for 15 minutes.
  • Grind coconut, coriander leaves and green chillies to make a paste.
 Final Procedure: 
  • In a large frying pan, heat 2 tbsp oil.
  • Add crushed cumin seeds, crushed garlic and curry leaves.
  • Add prepared paste to it and simmer for 3 – 4 minutes on medium flame.
  • Add water to it and bring it to boil.
  • Then add boiled chana, garam masala, salt and lemon juice to it and cook it for about 15 - 20 minutes, stir it occasionally.
  • Simmer until chanas turn soft and oil starts separating.
  • Once done, switch off the flame and Garnish Chana Usal with chopped Coriander and onions.
   
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