Beans Paruppu usili

Beans paruppu usili is a very popular tamil Brahmin dish. It is commonly prepared with plantain flower/ Vaazhaipoo, french beans, cluster beans, flat beans, cabbage. The vegetable and the paruppu usili is cooked separately and is tempered and mixed together. Also the vegetable look yummy and colourful.

 

INGREDIENTS

Beans –  1/2 Kg

Water – To cook

Turmeric powder – A pinch

Salt – To taste

Paruppu usili

Channa dhal – 3 tbsp

Toor dhal – 3 tbsp

Red chillies – 3

Salt -As required

Asafoetida -A pinch

Beans

  • Wash and chop the beans into small pieces. In a pan, add beans, enough water, salt and turmeric.
  • Cook the beans and strain the excess water.

Paruppu usili

  • Wash and soak all the ingredients for two hours.
  • Drain the water and grind it finely.
  • Steam cook it.
  • Crumble the usili and keep aside.
  • Add asafoetida.

Beans with paruppu usili

  • Add oil in a kadai and add mustard seeds.
  • Now add the steam cooked paruppu usili and saute for two minutes.
  • Add beans and mix well.
  • Beans Paruppu usili is ready to serve.
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