Sunday, March 13, 2016

Red chawli stir fry/Vanpayar ularthiyathu/red cowpeas stir fry































Red cowpeas are low in calories, which makes it ideal for those on weight loss journey. Soluble fiber in cowpeas makes it perfect for diabetic patients', which helps in absorption of extra sugar content in blood.

Ingredients

Vanpayar - 1 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Onion, sliced- 1 no
Garlic, crushed - 4 cloves
Chilli powder- 1 tsp
Pepper powder- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Salt as needed
Oil



Method

Wash and soak red chawli overnight. In a pressure cooker, add chawli, water and salt as required. Cook for 2-3 whistles and switch off the stove. When the pressure is released, open the cooker. Set this aside.

Heat oil in a pan. Allow mustard seeds to splutter. Add onion and crushed garlic. When onion turns brown, lower the flame, add chilli powder, pepper powder, and turmeric powder. When the raw smell of powder leaves, add cooked chawli along with its cooked water. Cook till all the water is dried out. Serve hot with rice or chapati.



14 comments:

  1. low calorie recipes are always welcome

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  2. Interesting! They look similar to our red bean soup :D

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  3. These red chawli are very tasty ..looks so yumm

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  4. Very healthy, satisfying and delicious...I love it!

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  5. Vanpayaru curry looks delicious love it.

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  6. Simple, healthy and delicious..

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  7. Very easy, healthy and comfort recipe! I think it is moth.

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  8. Love this protein rich and delicious looking stir-fry.

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