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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Paruppu Usili / Beans Usili / Paruppu Usili With Green Beans Recipe / Bean Paruppu Usili Recipe

Paruppu Usili recipe/ Beans Usili recipe/ Paruppu Usili With Green Beans Recipe / Bean Paruppu Usili Recipe
Beans Paruppu Usili
Ingredients soaked for 1 hour
Channa dal-1/2 cup
Toor dal -1/2 cup
Red chillies-3
(soak dal & red chillies together for 1 hour)
Turmeric powder-1/8tsp
Salt to taste
Drain out the water from the dal & grind the above ingredients with little turmeric & salt to a coarse mixture.Do not add water & grind.Grease a Idli plate & spread the mixture evenly & steam it for 5 to 7 minutes.Cool completely & crumble them with your fingers,keep it aside.
Tempering ingredients
Urad dal-1/2tsp
Curry leaves-few
Other Ingredients
Finely chopped green beans-2 & 1/2 cups
Salt to taste
( Steam or cook the beans with very little water&  salt till the vegetable is cooked.Do not over cook the beans it needs to be still crunchy & it need to retain its green colour).
Heat oil in a pan & temper it.Add the dal mixture & saute for a minute.Now add the cooked beans & mix well making surely everything is well blend.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves & 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) Grated coconut can be added at the last for extra taste.
d) You can replace beans with capsicum,banana flower or cluster beans.

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