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Author anubond101 Yield No Value
Published Sep 12, 2012 Cooking Time 25 Minutes
Recipe Type Veg-Main Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Ingredient Other Standing Time 25 Minutes
Description: Valachi usal is a curry prepared with the “Val” pulses or more generally known as the Broad Bean/Fava Bean/Field Bean cooked in spicy Malvani style masala gravy.


Ingredient Name Quantity Unit
Turmeric Powder 1/4 Teaspoons
Garlic Cloves, Crushed 1 Teaspoons
Green Chillies, Crushed 1 Teaspoons
Hing (asafoetida) Pinch
Salt To Taste
Onions, Sliced 1 Numbers
Curry Leaves few Leaf
Cumin Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Mustard Seeds 1/2 Teaspoons
Oil 2 Tablespoons
Field Beans (Dalimbi/ Kadwe Vaal/ Surti Vaal) 250 Grams
Red Chilli Powder 1/2 Teaspoons
Malvani Masala Dry Powder 1 Teaspoons
Grated Coconut 1 Tablespoons
Coriander Leaves, Chopped 1 Bunch


  1. Overnight soak the vaal or field beans in water. Next day, drain the water and keep aside.
  2.  Heat oil in a pan and when it gets hot, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves, sliced onions and salt. Add hing, crushed green chillies, garlic, turmeric, red chilli powder and Malvani masala powder. Add vaal or field beans (soaked overnight in water) and mix thoroughly. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for around 15 minutes on slow flame or until the vaal is tender and soft. Once the vaal is tender, add finely grated coconut and mix well. Sprinkle coriander leaves on the top and switch off the flame.
Posted Sep 12, 2012

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