Saturday, November 15, 2008

Vatana usal

This is one of my favorite gravy which goes along very well with chapathi or poori ...Quick and easy recipe too !...Here I have used fresh peas this can be prepared with dry vatana too :)
1 Cup peas
1 Big tomato 
6-7 flakes of garlic 
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp haldi powder
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1 tsp Besan 
1 Sprig curry leaves
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tbsp oil 
1/4 cup Coconut milk 
  • Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds when its starts to splutter add kadipatha, sliced garlic and fry till golden brown . 
  • Add chilli powder, haldi and stir for a while add besan and fry till it leaves nice aroma, then add garam masala and fry .
  • Add boiled peas , chopped tomato and fry and cook till tomato gets mashed well then add coconut milk and bring that to a boil . Serve hot with Chapathi or Steamed Rice.