Sev Usal | How to make Sev Usal

By Rachana Bhatia  |  28th Feb 2016  |  
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About Sev Usal Recipe

Traditional spicy dish from vadodara (Gujarat). Made from dry white peas served with sev, bun and green onion.

Sev Usal, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Sev Usal by Rachana Bhatia will definitely help you in its preparation. The Sev Usal can be prepared within 10 minutes. The time taken for cooking Sev Usal is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 2 people. The recipe details out how to make Sev Usal step by step. The detailed explanation makes Sev Usal so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Sev Usal can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Sev Usal from BetterButter.

Sev Usal

Ingredients to make Sev Usal

  • Dry white peas 1 cup
  • garlic 1 big bunch
  • ginger 1 inch
  • curry leaves 4-5
  • Achar masala 2 tbsp
  • oil 1/2 cup
  • Green chilles 3-4
  • onion 1 small
  • tomatoes 1
  • tamarind a pinch
  • salt as per taste
  • Red chilliy powder 1 tsp
  • For topping:
  • Thick sev
  • coriander leaves
  • Green onions, finely chopped
  • Pav bun

How to make Sev Usal

  1. Soak white peas for 4-5 hours. Boil white peas for one whistle.
  2. Peel garlic, cut onion, tomato, green chillies and ginger.
  3. Put garlic, green chillies, ginger, achar masala, curry leaves and 1 tsp oil in jar and grind it to a fine paste. Transfer it to a bowl.
  4. Add in the onion and tomatoes.
  5. Heat oil in a thick pan, add the ground masala. Saute for 1 minute.
  6. Add in the ground onion, tomato and saute for another 2-4 minutes or till they are done.
  7. Add salt, turmeric and red chilli powder. Add 2 cups of water. Bring it to a boil. (It will require a little more water than the usual gravies)
  8. Add in the boiled white peas, simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. In a serving bowl add this white peas gravy, top it with sev and green onion.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves and pav bun.

My Tip:

Do not over boil the white peas.

Reviews for Sev Usal (2)

pinky upadhyay3 years ago

mam achar means..exactly kya

Ashok Karera4 years ago


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