Mamledar Usal (Bean Sprouts In Spicy Indian Gravy) by Tanzif Hussain
I remember eating Mamledar Misal in Thane(Mumbai) at Gokhale Road when I was kid and its been my family’s favourite for the past 35 years.I tried making a similar one and It turned out absolutely delicious.Spicy,tangy and full of flavor.
250 grams bean sprouts
3 blackpepper corns
2 green cardamom
1 2 inch cinnamom stick
2 onions finely chopped
2 tsp fresh ginger garlic paste
3 large soft tomatoes finely chopped
1/4th cup fresh grated coconut
1 ½ tsp coriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
2 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder
½ tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp tamarind paste/water
2 green chillies slit
10 Curry leaves
3 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
3 tbsp oil
½ tsp sugar
In a pressure cooker,heat oil.
Add the cloves,green cardamom,cinnamom stick,blackpepper corns and bayleafs.
Add the finely chopped onions,ginger garlic paste,curry leaves and green chillies.
Sauté till the onions turn golden brown.
Then add the finely chopped tomatoes.Saute for another 5 mins.
Then add the coconut paste along with all the dry spice powders ie coriander,cumin,garam masala,turmeric,salt and the red chilli powders.
Sauté well till oil is separated from the mixture.
Add the bean sprouts along with a glass of water(you can add more water if you want more gravy)
Cover the pressure cooker with its lid and pressure cook till one whistle.
When done,open the cooker again and keep on medium flame.
Then add the tamarind paste,sugar and chopped coriander.
Cook for another 10 mins.
Thanks to Tanzif Hussain for Contributing Mamledar Usal (Bean Sprouts In Spicy Indian Gravy) Recipe & Images to theindianfood.net