Pav Usal
Pav Usal

Ingredients:

• 1 cup – green peas.
• 1 Lemon (extract juice).
• 2 tbs – oil.
• 1/2 tsp – garam masala.
• 1/4 tsp – crushed cumin seeds.
• salt to taste.
• 6-8 pavs | To garnish:
• chopped onions, fine sev, Lemon quarters| Grind to a paste:
• 1 small bunch fresh coriander.
• 8-10 green chillies.
• 1/2 cup – fresh coconut, grated.

Method:

  1. Heat oil in a heavy large vessel.
  2. Add paste and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  3. Add 3 cups water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add all other ingredients, stir and boil.
  5. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Cook till oil separates, floats on top and peas are soft.
  7. Check, add more chillies or garam masala if desired.
  8. Serve steaming hot along with bread or paav, chopped onions and pieces of lemon.
  9. To garnish:
  10. Sprinkle some Indian sev over individual bowls.

Recipe courtesy of Saroj Kering