Usli

Posted on August 14, 2009. Filed under: Chaat, Home Remedies | Tags: , , |

Usli is a mixture of healthy stir-fried sprouts. Sprouting not only kills the anti-nutritional factors in the pulses but also enhances their nutrient content and makes them more digestible.

Cooking Time : 10 mins.
Preparation Time : 10 mins.

Serves 4.

Ingredients
¾ cup sprouted moong (whole green gram)
1/3 cup sprouted red chana
1/3 cup sprouted (chick peas) kabuli chana
1/3 cup sprouted peanuts
1 teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera)
½ cup onions, chopped
½ teaspoon ginger (adrak), chopped
4 cloves garlic (lehsun), chopped
2 green chillies, chopped
½ cup tomatoes, chopped
¼ teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi)
1 tablespoon chopped coriander
½ teaspoon chilli powder
1 large potato, boiled and chopped
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons oil
salt to taste
Method
1. Boil the moong sprouts, red chana sprouts, kabuli chana sprouts and sprouted peanuts till they are tender. Do not cook in a pressure cooker. Drain.
2. Heat the oil in a tava (griddle) and add the cumin seeds.
3. When they crackle, add the onions and sauté for a few seconds.
4. Add the ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry again for a few seconds.
5. Add the tomato, turmeric, coriander, chilli powder and fry again for a while.
6. Add the potato, drained sprouts, lemon juice and salt. Mix well.
7. Serve hot.
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