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Ulava Charu is an effective remedy for colds and coughs. Learn how to make/prepare Ulava Chaaru by following this easy recipe.

Ulava Charu Recipe
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• 500 gm Horse gram
• 50 gm Oil
• 50 gm Onions
• 10 gm Green chillies
• 20 gm Red chilli powder
• 5 gm Black mustard seeds
• 2 Curry leaves
• 2 tbsp Tamarind paste
• Water as needed
• Salt to taste

For Paste:
• 50 gm Onions
• 50 gm Coriander seeds
• 10 gm Cumin seeds
• 25 gm Ginger
• 25 gm Garlic
How to make Ulava Charu:
Rinse and immerse the horse gram overnight in water.
Boil the lentils over a low fire till soft.
Strain and separate the lentils into 2 portions, reserve the stock for later use.
Discard half the lentils and blend the remaining at high speed for about 1 minute.
Chop the green chillies and onions.
Combine onions, ginger, coriander Seeds, garlic and cumin seeds together and make a fine paste.
In a pan, heat oil and add the mustard seeds till they crackle.
Add the chopped onion, green chillies and the curry leaves to it.
Fry until the onions are golden brown and then add the paste and cook for another 2 minutes.
Combine the remaining ingredients with it, mix well.
Now add the stock and the lentil paste to it and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes.
Horse Gram Soup is ready to serve.
Ulava Charu Recipe

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Hi I just wanted to know here in the U.S. we use teaspoons and tablespoons can you tell me if 500 grams is that 2 tablespoons??? thank you...
posted : 30-May-2008 02:38 PM

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