Spicy curry lovers favorite and it is Vatana Usal (a spicy peas curry) , a wonderful breakfast recipe for all who love to try some spicy gravy which has variety of beans/peas along with some distinctive spices,served with sev/ganthiya and eaten with bread,Yumm! This is HOT favorite among most Indians,specially all those who love spicy Maharashtrian flavors. If you decide to make it less spicy then even kids can enjoy this and it is very healthy as we can include variety of beans/peas in this recipe,so that kids can have them!
Boil and mash 4 tbsp potato.
For the ragda
Soak 1 tbsp vatana overnight and pressure cook it with 1/4th tsp haldi, 1/2 tsp salt and the required amount of water until 3 whistles.
Take a kadai and heat 1 tsp oil, add 1/4th tsp rai, 4 kadi patta, 1/8th tsp hing and saute it well.
Add 2 tbsp chopped onion, roast a little and then add 2 tbsp chopped tomato, 4 tbsp boiled and mashed potato, 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, 1/4th tsp red chilly powder, 1/8th tsp haldi, 1/4th tsp dhania powder, 1/4th tsp salt and mix it well.
Add the cooked vatana and enough water for the gravy.
Mix it well and let it simmer for a while.
Sprinkle 2 tsp chopped coriander leaves.
Serve it hot.