Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Kala Vatana Usal

A dry usal made of kala vatana is nutritious and fulfils your day's protien quota. A very delicious and healthy dish. Can also sprinkle finely chopped onions, chutney or ketchup  and sev on top and have as a dry mid-day snack.

Linking this to legumes and lentils event hosted by  radhika at tickling palates.




Ingredients :

1 cup.............black vatana
1.................onion finely chopped
2 ...............tomatoes finely chopped
3 to 4 .............green chillies
1 1/2 tsp.............Kala masala (Goda masala)
5 to 6 ..............garlic flakes crushed
1tsp ..................turmeric powder
salt
jaggery
oil


Method :

Soak the vatana overnight and cook in a pressure cooker till soft.
Heat oil , add green chillies, crushed garlic and onions and saute till transparent.
Add potatoes and cook till half done.
Add tomatoes , kala masala, turmeric powder, salt and jagerry and saute till oil separates.
In the end add boiled vatana stir properly and cook for 5 minutes.

Let's Cook



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