Usli ( Kadhai and Tava Cooking Delights)


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Usli consists of a mixture of healthy sprouts stir fried and the flavour is enhanced with spices and tomatoes.

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उसली - हिन्दी में पढ़ें 

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Much-loved by the maharashtrians, the usli is a nutritious and tasty everyday preparation that is enjoyed by the kids as much as the adults, which is a great plus-point for any dish! made with mixed sprouts spiced and tempered traditionally, the usli is so simple, anybody can make it.

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Usli ( Kadhai and Tava Cooking Delights) recipe - How to make Usli ( Kadhai and Tava Cooking Delights)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients
2 cups mixed sprouts (moong , matki , chana , chawli etc.)
salt to taste
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
1/2 cup finely chopped onions
3/4 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
1/2 cup boiled and peeled potato cubes
2 tsp lemon juice
3 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)
Method
    Method
  1. Combine the mixed sprouts, salt and 1½ cups of water in a pressure cooker and pressure cook for 3 whistles.
  2. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep the mixed sprouts aside without draining the water.
  3. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the cumin seeds.
  4. When the seeds crackle, add the garlic and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame or a few seconds.
  5. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  6. Add the tomatoes and 1 tbsp of water and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 1 minute.
  8. Add the potatoes, mixed sprouts (along with the water), lemon juice and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  9. Serve hot.
Accompaniments

Aliv Nutri Paratha 
Besan Paratha, Zero Oil Besan Paratha 
Cauliflower Parathas 
Palak Paratha, Punjabi Palak Paratha, Spinach Paratha 
Spring Onion Stuffed Oats Paratha 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy192 cal
Protein6.2 g
Carbohydrates23.1 g
Fiber5.2 g
Fat8.3 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium13.2 mg

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Usli ( Kadhai and Tava Cooking Delights)
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 on 26 Aug 16 08:19 PM


Do we need to soak the sprouts before pressure cooking them?
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Tarla Dalal    Hi, you don''t need to soak the sprouts.. You can directly pressure cook the sprouts..
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27 Aug 16 03:38 PM