Monday, February 02, 2009

Whole Green gram snack (Pesarlu)


1 Cup Whole Green gram (Pesarlu)
1 tsp Mustard seeds
1 tsp Cumin seeds
4-5 Curry leaves
2-3 Dried red chilies
2-3 Green chilies
1-2 Cloves of garlic roughly crushed
1 pinch Asafoetida
2 tsp Oil


1. Soak the whole green gram (pesarlu) overnight. Drain the water and pressure cook. Keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves. Add green and red chilies saute for a minute, add the roughly crushed clove of garlic and asafoetida.

3. Add the cooked whole green gram and salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
Remove from flame. Sprinkle few chopped onions and add little bit of lime juice if desired.

Enjoy the snack with a hot cup of coffee.


Tangled Noodle said...

I've never tried anything like this before. I'm curious to know what the flavor would be like paired with coffee!

Nandinis food said...

Now that's a healthy snack I've never eaten for a long time. A very nice presentation you've made in here. They tempt me a lot because my mom used to make them.

Anonymous said...

This looks very intriguing - I've never tried anything like this either. Love the picture.

LauraAdamache said...

This recipe looks so good and it's very interesting! Congratulations Phanitha for all your recipes and for your beautiful blog!

Vrinda said...

I used to make this snack with black channa,will try with green gram soon...

phanitha said...

Tangled noodle- You should try it with coffee it tastes great.

Ushanandini- Thank you..!

5 Star Foodie- Thank you..!

Laura- Thank you..!

Vrinda- Thank you..!

Swapna said...

Sounds new. Sure it taste delicious.

Srikitchen said...

really a good and healthy chat it is!

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Chitra said...

hello phanitha,
first time in ur blog...looks fantastic..yummy recipes u have..whole green sundal looks delicious..Do visit my blog at ur free time:)Thanks in advance:)

Swapna said...

Cute pictures. Never tried before. Will try soon:)

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