Paruppu Usili

By Anandha Bhagyam  |  7th May 2017  |  
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About Paruppu Usili Recipe

This is a protein packet dish made of dal and vegetables like banana flower.

Paruppu Usili is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Paruppu Usili has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Roopa Choodamani is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Paruppu Usili recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Paruppu Usili is 30 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 25 minutes. This is recipe of Paruppu Usili is perfect to serve 4 people. Paruppu Usili is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Paruppu Usili. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Paruppu Usili by commenting on this page below!

Paruppu Usili

Ingredients to make Paruppu Usili

  • 1 cup - Toor dal
  • 1 cup - chana dal
  • 2 - green chillies
  • 2 - Dried red chillies
  • 3 cups - Green beans
  • salt to taste
  • 5-6 spoons - oil
  • Slice of ginger
  • 1 sprig - curry leaves

How to make Paruppu Usili

  1. Soak both Chana and toor dal together for 2 hours. Add the chillies and ginger. Grind coarsely in a blender.
  2. Cook without whistle in a pressure cooker for 20 minutes till dal becomes dry. Turn off the gas and break the dried dal with a fork.
  3. Heat a pan, add water and cook the beans till they become soft.
  4. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and add 2 additional red chillies. Add the dal and sauté along with the beans.
  5. Add salt to taste and dish is ready to serve. Garnish with curry leaves.

My Tip:

This dish is divine with plain rice or plain kadhi rice.

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