Flavorful Vegan Chawli Usal (Black Eye Pea Curry)

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Vegan Chawli Usal Recipe

Lentils are high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, while low in fat and calories. Their high protein content makes lentils a perfect option for those looking to boost their protein intake. They are naturally gluten-free, making them a delicious staple in a gluten-free kitchen. Their exceptionally low glycemic index (low GI) values and resistant starch content make them suitable for a diabetic diet.

This Recipe is free from :

  • Wheat
  • Peanuts
  • tree nuts
  • dairy
  • casein
  • soy
  • egg
  • sesame
  • fish
  • shellfish

Ingredients For Vegan Chawli Usal Curry

  1. Chawli – 1 cup – sprouted
  2. Onion finely chopped – 1
  3. Ginger – Garlic paste – 1 TSP
  4. Vegetable oil – 1 TBSP
  5. Mustard seeds – 1 TSP
  6. Cumin seeds – 1 TSP
  7. Hing powder – 1/4 Tsp
  8. Turmeric powder – 1 Tsp
  9. Red Chilli powder – 1 Tsp
  10. Amsul / kokum – 4-5
  11. Goda Masala / Garam Masala – 1 TBSP
  12. Jaggery – ¼ TSP
  13. Salt to taste.
  14. Freshly grated coconut – coarsely grinded – ¼ cup
  15. Cilantro – finely chopped for serving


  1. Sprout the Chawli .
  2. Heat a Pan on medium flame. Once hot add oil.
  3. Once the oil is hot add mustard seeds. Once they splutter , add the cumin seeds and hing powder.
  4. Add Onions and saute till they turn translucent.
  5. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  6. Add turmeric powder , chilli powder, goda masala , salt to taste. Mix well and saute for another 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add sprouted chawli. Mix well.
  8. Add the jaggery , amsul and mix well.
  9. Add warm water to adjust consistency. Cover and let it cook till chawli gets cook.
  10. Add grinded , fresh coconut. MIx well and get to a nice boil for 2-3 minutes.
  11. Garnish with cilantro and serve hot with rice or roti.

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