Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal


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Here is a tongue-tickler from the Marathi culinary files! Dalimbi Usal, a traditional accompaniment to rice and rotis is made by cooking field beans with a traditional tempering, tangy kokum and everyday spices.


Jaggery creates a nice sweet and sour effect, while other ingredients like ginger, onions and coriander add their peppy touch to this Maharashtrian vaal preparation. You will notice that this dish uses a lot of coriander, and not just a sprinkling of it. This is essential to improve the aroma and flavour of the vaal usal.


Serve along with Chawal Bhakri , Methiche Varan , Dodkyacha Bhaat and Shrikhand for a lip smacking and delicious meal.

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Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal recipe - How to make Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal

Soaking time:  15 minutes   Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings (4 serving )
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Ingredients
Method
  1. Soak the kokums in ¼ cup of water and leave aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Squeeze and keep the kokum water aside and discard the kokum.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, curry leaves and ginger and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  5. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the vaal, salt and 1 cup of water. Cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the turmeric powder, kokum water, jaggery, chilli powder, coriander and ½ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy288 cal
Protein16.3 g
Carbohydrates46.2 g
Fiber1.2 g
Fat4.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A137.5 mcg
Vitamin B10.4 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.3 mg
Vitamin C5.7 mg
Folic Acid2 mcg
Calcium59.9 mg
Iron2.1 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.2 mg
Potassium45.8 mg
Zinc0.1 mg

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Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal
5
 on 14 Jul 16 07:36 PM


is coraiander seeds to be used of fresh corainder leaves?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Suresh, As mentioned in the recipe, chopped coriander is to be used.
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15 Jul 16 08:54 AM
Dalimbi Usal, Val Usal, Maharashtrian Vaal
5
 on 22 Jan 16 04:47 PM


Dalimbi usal.. the usal is perfectly spiced up.. and balanced taste with little sweetness and sourness.. I enjoyed this with bhakri.. I have loved this recipe..
Dalimbi
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 on 11 Jun 13 01:07 PM


Simple yet nice