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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Karamani Paruppu Usili / Paruppu Usili / Paruppu Usili Recipe / Yard Long Beans with Lentils

Karamani Paruppu Usili recipe / Paruppu Usili recipe / Paruppu Usili Recipe / Yard Long Beans with Lentils
Karamani Paruppu Usili
Ingredients soaked for 1 hour & ground to a coarse mixture (Do not add water while grinding)
Thoor/Thur dal-1/2 cup
Channa dal-1/2 cup
Red chillies-2
(Add salt,turmeric powder & a pinch of hing,(a pinch of cooking soda totally optional) to the ground paste & steam it for 10 minutes.Cool & crumble the mixture)
Other ingredients
Chopped karamani beans/yard long beans-2 cups
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-little
Grated coconut(optional)-2tsp
Chopped coriander leaves-little
Mustard,Urad dal,Jeera/cumin -each-1/4tsp
Red chillies-2
Curry leaves-little
Heat oil in a pan temper it.Add the beans,salt & turmeric powder,saute for a minute.Sprinkle very little water,cover & cook till the veggie is cooked.
Now add the dal mixture,toss it well till everything is well combined.
Switch off the stove add coconut & coriander leaves,mix & serve as a side dish.
a) Do not soak the dal too much.
b) Do not grind the dal like a smooth paste,grind it to a coarse mixture.
c) You can replace with capsicum,banana flower or green beans.
d) Do not over cook the vegetable,retain the colour .

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  1. Lovable flavors and what a perfect side for our rice.

  2. Very comforting dish..perfect for rice :)



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