Thursday, September 1, 2011

Chick Peas Usli

                       Chickpeas: 1 cup
                       Onion(small): 3/4 chopped
                       Green chilli: 2 (cut it lengthwise)
                       Curry leaves: 3-4
                       Coriander leaves: 3-4 strands chopped
                       Coconut Powder: 1 tbspn
                       Oil: 1 tbspn
                       Mustard seeds: 1/4 tspn
                       Cumin(Jeera): Pinch
                       Asafoetida(hing): Pinch
                       Salt to taste
                1. Soak chickpeas for about 4-5 hrs. Pressure cook until 1 or 2 whisltles. Do not overcook. Drain out the water.
                2. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and allow it to pop. Add cumin, asafoetida, curry leaves, onion, salt and green chilli. Saute for 2 mins.
                3. Add chickpeas and mix well. Fry for a min and switch off the flame.
                4. Add coconut powder and garnish with coriander leaves.
                5. Serve as a side dish.

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