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Monday, April 6, 2009

Huruli Usli / Horse Gram Usli

Ingredients:

1 cup Horse gram seeds / Huruli / Kudu

1 small Onion

1-2 Green Chillies

3-4 strands of Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

1/2 - 1 tsp Jaggary powder

1/4 - 1/2 tsp Tamarind water.

3-4 tsp grated Coconut

4-5 Curry leaves

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

1 tsp Black gram seeds

2-3 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Soak horse gram seeds in water for about 8-10 hrs. Wash it properly and tie it in a clean cotton cloth or kitchen paper towel for about 4-5 hrs.
Cook sprouted horse gram seeds by adding salt, and sufficient amount of water in a pressure cooker.(5-6 whistles). Once the pressure goes off, drain the extra water content if exists. Put it in a mixer and crush it little bit as shown in the picture below.
Chop onion into medium sized thin pieces. Chop coriander leaves into small pieces. Cut green chilly into medium sized pieces as shown in the picture below.
Add mustard seeds, black gram seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves, chopped green chillies and onion. Fry them for around 4-5 minutes, until onion turns golden in color. Add crushed horse gram seeds, jaggary, salt, tamarind water and mix well. Keep the usli in medium flame for about 2-3 minutes.
Add grated coconut and mix well. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

1 comment:

Vidya said...

The water after draining can be used for preparing rasam.Boil the water with jaggery, ginger chops, green chillies and salt.Then add seasoning using curry leaves,garlic.