Malvani Usal Masala – Authentic Malvan Recipe

Preparation Time: 20 Minutes

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

Serve For 2.

Ingredients for Usal:

1) 2 cups sprouted beans

2) 2 tsp malavani masala

3) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

4) 1 chopped onion

5) 1 tomato

Ingredients for Masala:
1) 1 cup grated coconut

2) 1 sliced onion

3) 1/2 tsp coriander seeds

4) 1/2 tsp fennel

5) 3-4 garlic cloves

6) Ginger

Ingredients for Tempering:
1) Oil

2) Pinch of asafetida

3) 4-5 curry leaves

Other Ingredients:

1) Salt as per taste

2) Chopped coriander leaves


Wash and soak the beans for at least 6-7 hours.

Sprout the beans before making usal.

Pressure cook beans till they are cooked.

Heat tava and add little oil to make a masala.

In a heated oil add sliced onion and fry till they become translucent.

Add the coriander seeds and fennel to the onion and fry for a minutes.

Add the garlic cloves, ginger and grated coconut mix it well.

Fry till it turned into brown.

Be careful while preparing masala it should not burn, make it on low flame.

When masala cools, make a smooth paste of the masala in the grinder by adding little water.

In the other pan, add little oil, asafetida, curry leaves  and chopped onion and fry till transparent.

Add boiled beans, add malvani masala, turmeric powder and sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Know add prepared masala, chopped tomato, salt and little water if required and let it cook for another 5 minutes.

Add chopped coriander leaves and serve with chapati.