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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Hesaru Kaalu Usli


1 cup Green gram seeds / Hesaru Kaalu

1 small Onion

1-2 Green Chillies

3-4 strands of Coriander leaves

Salt to taste

Pinch of Chilly powder

Small grape sized Jaggary

3-4 tsp grated Coconut

4-5 Curry leaves

1/4 tsp Mustard seeds

1/2 tsp Black gram seeds

2-3 tsp oil


Soak green gram seeds in water for about 8-10 hrs. Cook soaked green gram seeds by adding salt, chilly powder,  jaggary and little amount of water in a pressure cooker.(1 whistle). Once the pressure goes off, drain the extra water content if exists. 
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, blackgram 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 cooked green gram seeds, 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.

1 comment:

ವನಿತಾ / Vanitha said...

Hey..heenge aanude maadutte...adare aanu hecchaagi molake banda kaalu use maadudu..hecchu nutrient erruttu heli...btw thanks for letting me know the correction..