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.