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Monday, May 25, 2009

Kadle Usli

Ingredients:

1 cup Chickpeas/Kabool Kadle/Chana

Salt to taste

Pinch of Chilly powder

1-2 Green Chillies

3-4 tsp grated Coconut

2-3 Curry leaves

2-3 strands of Coriander leaves

1/2 tsp Mustard seeds

2-3 tsp Oil

Recipe:

Soak chickpeas in water for about 8-10 hrs. Wash them in water for about 2-3 times.
Cook soaked chickpeas by adding salt, chilly powder and little amount of water in a pressure cooker.(2-3 whistles).
Cut green chillies into two pieces. Chop coriander leaves into small pieces.
Put mustard seeds and oil in a thick bottomed vessel/pan. Once it starts spluttering, add curry leaves and chopped green chillies and fry them for few seconds. Add cooked chickpeas, grated coconut and mix them well. Keep the usli in low flame for about 2-3 minutes. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

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