Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Beans Paruppu Usli

Paruppu Usli is a traditional dish. This protein rich curry is prepared with a blend of lentils, red chilly and vegetable. Usually, usli is prepared with vegetables like beans, snake gourd and carrot.This is a best side dish for rice. Goes very well with sambar sadam and rasam sadam. In few districts of Tamil Nadu people refer Usli as "Puttu".

Ingredients :

1. Beans - 1/2 Cup (Chopped)
2. Onion - 1/4 Cup (Chopped)
3. Thoor Dhal - 3/4 Cup
4. Red Chilly - 2
5. Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
6. Salt - Needed Qty
7. Curry Leaves - A few
8. Mustard - 1 tsp
9. Oil - 1/2 tbs
10. Coconut - 1/2 tbs (Grated)

Procedure :

1. Cook beans with a pinch of salt and keep aside.
2. Soak thoor dhal and red chilly for about 30 minutes.Drain water and grind to coarse consistency with salt and asafoetida.
3. Spread the ground dhal mixture in a oil greased Idly plate and steam cook in idly cooker for about 5 minutes.
4. Cool the steam cooked dhal and then crumble without any lump.
5. Heat oil in a pan. Splutter mustard.Add onion and saute till onion turns golden brown.
6. Add the steam cooked dhal mixture, curry leaves, coconut and cooked beans. Mix the contents well.
7. Medium the flame and cover the pan with lid. Cook for about 10 minutes.
8. Serve with Moor Kuzhambu Sadam and Rasam Sadam.

You may be interested in :
Karamani Paruppu Usli

Who tried this recipe?
1. Sharanya


Tina said...

Simple and yummy dish..

KrithisKitchen said...

I love paruppu usili.. have one in my drafts too..
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Alpana said...

Wow........what a beautiful recipe.....Thanks for sharing.

Deeksha said...

Looks tasty and colorful. Yummy!

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy and delicious usli

Priya Suresh said...

Super tempting usli, can have it simply with curd rice..

kitchen queen said...

awesome parupu usli which is my hot favourite with any veggie.

Aarthi said...

yummy yummy..Delicious..

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Unknown said...

yummy dish..

chef and her kitchen said...

I love this...looks delicious

Love and other Spices said...

first time to your blog and you have so many recipes to try out.I remember my MIL making this dish as she is from Tamilnadu.Drop in by my space sometimes and hope you'll like it there.Following you for more.