Friday, November 27, 2015

Karamani-Masala-Sundal

#KaramaniMasalaSundal  #CowpeaMasalaStirfry : #Karamani [ #cowpea ], a #Legume is a good source of protein, vitamins and dietary fiber. Karamani is soaked and sprouted to increase its nutritional value. Generally karamani sundal is prepared by stir frying the cooked karamani after tempering mustard, urad dhall, red chilly pieces & asafoetida and finally adding coconut scrapings. Some stir fries of legumes like Green pea, chick pea and cow pea taste good with specially prepared coconut masala.
Now we will see the recipe to prepare cowpea masala stir fry.


Ingredients :
1/2 cupKaramani sprouted [ cow pea sprouts ]
1/4 TspSalt [ adjust ]
Tempering :
1/2 TspMustard seeds
1/2 TspUrad dhall
1/4 TspAsafoetida powder
8 - 10Curry leaves
1 TspOil
To grind masala :
3 TspCoconut scraping
1/2 TspCumin seeds
1 TspCoriander powder
1/2 Tspfennel seeds [ saunf ]
1 or 2Red chilly
2 clovesGarlic
1 medium sizeOnion sliced
1/2 TspSalt [ adjust ]
10 - 15Curry leaves
3 TspCoriander leaves chopped

chopped coriander leaves to garnish sundal

Method :
Take all the ingredients for grinding except sliced onion in a blender.
Grind without adding water.
Then add very little water and grind well.
Finally add onion and run the blender for few seconds only.
Transfer the masala into a bowl and keep aside.

Take sprouted karamani [ cow pea ] in a pressure cooker.
Add 1/3 cup of water and salt.
Pressure cook for only one whistle.
Keep the cooker under running water [ under tap ] to release the steam immediately.
Transfer into a bowl and keep aside.

Heat a kadai with oil on a stove over medium flame.
Crackle mustard seeds and then add urad dhall.
Add curry leaves and asafoetida powder once dhall turn golden color.
Now add karamani and stir well.
Then add the prepared masala and mix well.
Adjust salt.
Keep stirring until the raw smell goes off and the sundal becomes dry.
Finally add chopped coriander and turn off the stove.
Spicy and tasty karamani masala sundal is ready to serve.

Enjoy it as a healthy evening snack with coffee/tea.
It can also be relished with sambar rice or rasam rice.
It can also be rolled with chappathy/poori for lunch box.



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pattani sundal [ green pea stir fry ]
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For other stir fry recipes

Vegetable strir fry/Poriyal/Thuvatal

For other dry curry/masala curry recipes

Dry curry/Masala curry