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Vatana Usal Recipes

Vatana Usal Recipes

 

Vatana Usal is Maharashtrian name for Vatana (green peas) curry. This delicious dish is filled with the goodness of peas and potatoes, cooked in the tomato-onion based curry. The coconut and Malvani masala gives it the authentic Malvan flavor. This authentic Maharashtrian curry tastes heavenly with both rice as well as chapatti. Not only flavourous, this Vatana usal recipe is also an aromatic delight. This delish Vatana Usal recipe is loaded with nutrients from potatoes and peas, making it healthy too. We have some similar recipes posted here: Kala Vatana Usal, Batata Vada Usal, Moong Usal Recipe, Chana Usal.

 

So let’s get started with the Vatana Usal recipe;

 

Preparation Time:  10 Minutes

Cook Time: 15 Minutes

Total Time: 25 Minutes

Serves for 2.

 

 

Ingredients:

 

1) 2 Cup green peas

2) 1 Potato

3) 1 Onion

4) 1 Cup grated fresh coconut

5) 1 chopped tomato

6) 2 tsp malvani masala

7) 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

8) 1 tbsp oil

9) 1/2 tsp mustard seeds

10) 1/2 tsp cumin seeds

11) Pinch of asafoetida

12) Chopped coriander leaves

13) Salt to taste

 

Method:

Heat oil, add mustard seeds and let them splutter.

Add Cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, chopped onion and sauté till they get golden brown color.

Add green peas, potato cubes, malvani masala, turmeric powder and sauté it.

Add little water. Keep lid and let the potato and peas cook.

Simultaneously, in another pan add little oil and chopped onion and fry until it gets translucent.

Add grated coconut and fry until golden brown.

Keep aside to cool down & make fine paste of it.

Add chopped tomatoes to cooked potato and vatana  and let them cook.

Add coconut paste, salt  to the vatana and stir it.

Garnish with coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chapatti or rice.

 

How to make vatana usal step by step with images:

 

1) Heat oil, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add Cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida, chopped onion and sauté till they get golden brown color.

 

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vatana-usal

 

2) Add green peas, potato cubes, malvani masala, turmeric powder and sauté it.

 

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vatana-usal

 

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vatana-usal

 

3) Add little water. Keep lid and let the potato and peas cook.

 

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vatana-usal

 

4) Simultaneously, in another pan add little oil and chopped onion and fry until it gets translucent.

 

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vatana-usal

 

5) Add grated coconut and fry until golden brown. Keep aside to cool down & make fine paste of it.

 

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vatana-usal

 

6) Add chopped tomatoes to cooked potato and vatana  and let them cook.

 

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vatana-usal

 


7) Add coconut paste, salt  to the vatana and stir it.

 

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vatana-usal

 

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vatana-usal

 

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vatana-usal

 

8) Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with chapatti or rice.

 

Vatana Usal Recipes

Vatana Usal Recipes






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