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Usal Pav

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Usal Pav Recipe, Mattar, How To Make Usal Pav Recipe

Usal Pav is a traditional Maharashtrian dish that is nutritious and delicious to taste. Usal is a spicy curry prepared using boiled potato, white peas, grated coconut spiced with red chili powder, cumin powder, green chilies and a zest of lemon juice.

About Recipe

Batani, Pattani, Mattar

How to make Usal pav

(14 ratings)
37 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Usal pav
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Peas
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : March 07, 2019

Ingredients used in Usal pav
• Mustard seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Chopped coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon.
• Green chilies - 2-3 numbers.
• Red chili powder - 1 tablespoon.
• Cumin powder - 1 tea spoon.
• Boiled potato - 1 numbers.
• Onion - 2 numbers.
• White peas (soaked for 5-6 hrs), - 1 cup.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Asafoetida - 1 pinch.
• Salt - to taste.
• Lemon - 2 pieces.
• Pav (indian bread) - 2 numbers.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Red chilies - 2 numbers.
• Garlic(chopped) - 1 tea spoon.
• Garam masala - 1 pinch.
• Tomato(chopped) - 1 number.
• Cinnamon and cloves powder - 1/2 tea spoon.
• Tamarind juice - 1 tablespoon.
• Cumin seeds - 1/2 tea spoon.
  • Soak white peas for 5-6 hours and boil them with enough water.
  • Heat some oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, red chilies, green chilies, chopped onion pieces, salt, mix it
  • Saute onion pieces till they turn brown, garlic, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chili powder,and add garam masala mix well.
  • Now add tomato, water thenadd boiled peas and coarsely peastof peas, mix it and cook till the gravy thickens slightly.
  • In this add cinnamon and cloves powder, tamarind juice, mix it.
  • Garnish with onions, coriander leaves, and lemon serve with pav.

Cooking with images Vatana, Batani


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TheLoganFiles Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

FIRST!!!!! sorry i had to do it :)

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SubSalac Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

Man... chef.... How much of that maharastrian chili powder did you buy? 10 lbs? I will be sad for you when you have no more of it, lol :-(

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adrianbetween Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

Do you have any recipes with insects? I will check.

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irenenergy Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

vah chef, watching you eat makes me salivate. BIG TIME!!

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Ubald Fernandez Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

I like to see your video till the point you start tasting it. Then I envy you having all that great delicious and visually appealing food.

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Chekkogrnteam Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

You upload like a ton of videos every day with different recipe with each video. I doubt anyone can eat all these dishes in a lifetime. It makes me sad, really.

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khisanth75 Posted on Fri Aug 24 2012

I am starving now,need a curry asap

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Jumi Ramirez Posted on Sat Aug 25 2012

Looks so yummy

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uney ism Posted on Sat Aug 25 2012

simple and delicious just finished ,.,

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cupcake12ps Posted on Sat Aug 25 2012

my mouth is watering!

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Will Denman Posted on Sat Aug 25 2012

I believe they must be, because they look just like chickpeas. You can buy them in most normal/general supermarkets already soaked and soft in tins and that's much more convenient that having to soak them overnight. But if you want to get the har

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leela varma Posted on Sat Aug 25 2012

ofcourse they look like chickpeas but they will be smaller and just the size of green peas they will be labeled as yellow peas sorry its not chick peas hope it will help u

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