Mixed Sprouts curry / Usal

Mixed Sprouts curry / Usal

Usal Konkani style / Moongache ghashi

Usal-Moongache ghashi


250gms mixed beans sprouts

Usal-Moongache ghashi

Masala to grind:

1 freshly grated coconut

4 large Kashmiri chilies

1 small onion chopped

¼ teaspoon cumin

½ teaspoon fennel seeds

1 ½ tablespoon coriander seeds

½ teaspoon turmeric

3 cloves of garlic

3 green cardamom

1 ½ inch cinnamon stick

35 peppercorns

15 cloves

1 inch ginger

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Other ingredients:

Small ball of tamarind soaked in warm water

2 sprigs of curry leaves

1 large onion chopped

1 large tomato chopped

2 medium potatoes cut into cubes

2 sprigs of coriander leaves chopped

Pre – Preparation:

1. Roast the following ingredients before grinding – coconut, chilies, onion, cumin, coriander seeds and fennel seeds. No need to roast the remaining spices.

2. Add little water for grinding.

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3. Boil the mix bean sprouts with little salt till they are 90 % cooked. Retain the water to use while cooking.

Usal-Moongache ghashi


1. Add oil to a pot and sauté the onions till they turn translucent.

2. Now add the tomato and cook for a while.

Usal-Moongache ghashi

3. Add potatoes and little water and let it cook till the potatoes are half done.

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4. At this point add the ground masala, and after 1 min add the boiled sprouts, curry leaves and tamarind water.

5. Add beans stock (water) as required to get the desired consistency to the gravy.

Usal-Moongache ghashi

6. Add salt to taste and cook till the sprouts and potatoes are cooked.

Usal-Moongache ghashi

7. Sprinkle coriander leaves and serve hot.

Usal-Moongache ghashi

Usal-Moongache ghashi

Bon appetit.


One Comment Add yours

  1. Rathisha says:

    Hi Alves, tried the mixed pulses recipe today. Turned out very well! Thank you!


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