Dalimbi ( val ) usal

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                                                      Favourite Maharastrian dish !!

Ingredients :
Peeled val : 2 cups 
Boiled Potato : 1 medium size cut into cubes 
Chopped onion : 1/2 cup
Chopped tomato : 1/4 cup
Garlic paste : 2 tsp
Chilli paste : 1 tsp
Ginger paste : 1 tsp
Fresh coconut : 1/2 cup
Salt : 1 tsp ( as per taste )
Jaggery ( gul ) : 1 tsp
oil : 2 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Mustard seeds : 1 tsp
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tsp
Red chilli powder : 1 tsp
Hing : 1/2 tsp 
Water : 1 cup or as required
Handful of Finely chopped coriander.
For sprouted val : 
Soak dry val  overnight in enough  water.
Next morning drain excess water & keep val covered in a sieve for one day.
Val should have sprouted but in winter it may take 2 days to sprout.

Recipe : 
1. Add  oil in a heavy bottom pan. 
2. Add mustard seeds & cumin seeds when oil becomes hot. Add hing & turmeric powder.
3. Add garlic. chilli & ginger paste. Add onion & tomato. Saute till onion & tomato become soft. 
4. Add potato & val.
5. Add water  & mix well. Cover the pan till val cooks properly.
7. Add jaggery & salt.  Cover the pan for 2 minutes. Add little water if required. Do not over cook.
8. Add fresh coconut  & chopped coriander ( preserve some for garnishing).  Mix & let it cook without covering the pan for 2-3 minutes. 
      Enjoy this tasty usal with hot fulka.

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