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Cowpea Usal Dry Vegetable
10 mins Cooking Time
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Sources of Calories
This is a quintessential dry vegetable dish from the lands of Maharashtrian, but a favorite across India too. It is a Savoury and delicious recipe. This flavorful vegetarian and vegan recipe can be had as a breakfast, lunch, or dinner main course dish. Have it with roti, masala roti, bajra bhakri, or chapati with oil, and make your meal interesting. It's a quick and easy gluten-free and lactose-free recipe.
- 3 Tbsp Cowpea (Chawli)
- 3 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
- 2 Tbsp Chopped Onion
- 2 Tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
- 1/4 Tsp Cumin Powder (Jeera)
- 1/4 Tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai)
- 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
- 1/4 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
- 1/4 Tsp Garam Masala
- 1/4 Tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 Tsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
- 1/4 Tsp Salt
- 2 Tsp Oil
- As Required Water
Soak and cook chawli
in a pan, heat oil, rai and let it crackle
Add ginger garlic paste, chopped onion, and chopped tomatoes saute the ingredients well
Next, add haldi, jeera, dhania powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder and mix well and
Then water, cooked chawli, salt and saute well
Finally, garnish with chopped coriander leaves
A teaspoon of watermelon seeds will help boost metabolism as it is rich in magnesium
*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.
Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)
How long would it take burn 145 kcals ?
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Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.