Fenugreek (Methi) seeds & Tuvar Dal usal

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      Ingredients :
    1. Sprouted Fenugreek (Methi) seeds : 1 cup
    2. Tuvar dal : 1/2 cup
    3. Onion finely chopped:  1 cup 
    4. Tomato chopped 1/2 cup
    5. Ginger : 1 tsp 
    6. Chilli paste:  1tsp
    7. Garlic chopped or paste  : 1 tsp
    8. Handful of coriander finely chopped
    9. Salt as required
    10. Jaggery : 2 tsp
    11. Fresh coconut : 1/2 cup
    12. Goda masala : 2 tsp
    13. Red Chilli powder : 1 tsp
    14. Oil : 3 tsp
    15. Cumin ( jeera):  : 1 tsp
    16. Mustard (mohri) seeds : 1 tsp
    17. Asatefida  :1/2 tsp
    18. Turmeric powder (haldi): 1/2 tsp
         
      Prepping (prior to preparing the usal):
    1. Soak Fenugreek seeds overnight in 2 cups of water
    2. Next morning, drain excess water and keep the Fenugreek seeds covered in a sieve for one day
    3. Fenugreek seeds should have sprouted. In winter, it may take upto 2 days for the seeds to sprout
    4. The day of preparation, soak Tuvar dal for 4 hours. Drain excess water
                         

    Recipe:
    1. Heat oil in a vessel
    2. Add mustard & cumin seeds once the oil gets hot
    3. Add asatefida & turmeric powder
    4. Add ginger,chilli & garlic paste and red chilli powder.
    5. Add chopped onion, tomato and give a good stirr.
    6. Add fenugreek seeds & Tuvar dal once the onions become translucent
    7. Add shredded fresh coconut & goda masala.
    8. Cook covered till all the ingredients become soft.
    9. Add jaggery & salt and cook for another 5 minutes 
    10. Transfer usal in a serving bowl, sprinkle generously with chopped coriander 
                Try this simple & healthy recipe with hot phulkas & enjoy !!!





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