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Usal (A Mung-Bean Curry)

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Category: Beans, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Mung beans - cooked
  • - (Save the water)
  • 1 md Onion - chopped fine
  • 1 1"piece of ginger - grated
  • 3 Garlic cloves - minced
  • 1 md Tomato - chopped
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 1 Green chile (opt); chopped
  • 1 ts Cayenne (optional/to taste)
  • 1 pn Turmeric
  • 1/2 ts Cumin powder; -AND-
  • 1 ts Coriander powder; -OR-
  • 1 ts -curry powder


Lemon juice
Cilantro; chopped
2 ts Oil


Heat oil. Add cumin seeds, green chile. After seeds pop, add onions,
ginger, garlic. Saute till onions are pink. Add tomato - saute some more.
Add the spice powders. Fry briefly. Add mung beans. and may be a cup of
water. Salt to taste. Let simmer gently for 10-15 mins. Granish.

Serve with rice/flat breads.

Freezes well.

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