Masala Chawli


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Masala Chawli is packed with flavour and radiates an irresistible aroma! While the tomato pulp and fenugreek leaves impart a rich taste to the cooked cow peas, an aromatic mint paste carries the recipe to an unsurpassed level of gastronomic joy.

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The perfect recipe to awaken your senses on a lazy winter’s day! Masala Chawli is packed with flavour and radiates an irresistible aroma! While the tomato pulp and fenugreek leaves impart a rich taste to the cooked cow peas, an aromatic mint paste carries the recipe to an unsurpassed level of gastronomic joy, really tingling your taste buds and making you smack your lips in joy.

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Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 cup chawli (cow pea / lobhia) , soaked overnight and drained
salt to taste
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
1 cup fresh tomato pulp
1/2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Mint (phudina) Paste (without Using Any Water)
3/4 cup chopped mint leaves (phudina) , washed and drained
1 tsp roughly chopped ginger (adrak)
2 tsp roughly chopped green chillies
1/2 tsp lemon juice

Method
  1. Combine the chawli, salt and 1 cup of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  3. Drain out the water and keep aside. Do not discard the water.
  4. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add the fresh tomato pulp and the dried fenugreek leaves, turmeric powder and a little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the cooked chawli (along with half the water in which it was cooked) and the mint paste, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Serve hot.
RECIPE SOURCE : Rajasthani CookbookBuy this cookbook
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Foodie #622470November 15, 2014

I made this on a sunday..The mint just gives it a completely new taste..just a few ingredients and this dish is ready...very delicious..

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Reviewed November 15, 2014by Foodie #622470

I made this on a sunday..The mint just gives it a completely new taste..just a few ingredients and this dish is ready...very delicious..

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Reviewed August 09, 2014by loves cooking

Amazing recipe. I never make chawli at home, but i tried this recipe and it was loved by all.

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Reviewed July 03, 2013by Foodie #507505

Often prepare this for tiffin..Simply love chawli prepared as instructed by Tarlaji..Can eat it almost everyday...

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Reviewed March 25, 2013by Big Foodie

Tasty chowli beans.

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