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Beans Parpu Usali Recipe

Beans Parpu Usali is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Friday, 19 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
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  • 1/3 cup - Toor Dal
  • 2 to 3 dry red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp - asafetida
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 2 cup - beans, finely chopped
  • salt to taste
  • How to Make Beans Parpu Usali:

    1. Soak the dal in water for 1 hour. Drain and add chilies, asafetida and salt. Grind to a coarse stiff paste.
    2. Place in a microwave proof shallow glass dish and cook covered on full power for 4 to 6 minutes, stirring once half way through cooking.
    3. Heat oil in a small fry pan on fire and season with mustard. Add this to beans. Add salt to taste.
    4. Sprinkle with 2-3 Tbsp of water and cook covered on full power for 8-10 minutes.
    5. Break the cooked dal into lumps, place in the mixer grinder and using the pulse switch, reduce it to a crumble. Avoid grinding it to paste.
    6. Add the dal to beans, mix well and cook on full power for 2 more minutes.
    7. Serve as a side dish with steamed rice and rasam.


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