Aval Usili – Simple as only simple can be. Aval or poha ( preferably medium or thick ) - 1 cup Onion - 2 - chop Green chillies - 3,4 – chop Grated coconut /grated coconut - 2 tbsp Chopped coriancer leaves - 1 tbsp To temper: Oil - 2 tbsp Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Red chillies - 2, 3 Urad dhal - 2 tsp Gram dhal - 2 tsp Hing - ¼ tsp Curry leaves - few Coarsely grind the poha to just break it – this step is optional. Add salt and enough water and soak for ½ an hour to make it soft. Approximately the same volume of water is usually correct, but this varies with the poha quality. Soak the dhals in water for 30 mts and drain completely. Heat oil in a kadai and temper as given. When the dhals turn golden, add onions and green chillies. When the onions turn transparent, add the soaked poha. Saute for a few mtes & switch off the stove. Add grated coconut & mix well. Remove & garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with any chutney.