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Mixed Paruppu Usili Recipe

Mixed Paruppu Usili is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 25 August, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Preparation Time :
30 minutes
Servings :
Serves 6
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 3/4 cup - Toor Dal
  • 1/4 cup each - Channa dal and moong dal
  • 1 - small piece Ginger
  • Coriander leaves
  • 3 - Red Chillies
  • 2 - Green chillies
  • 1 lb - beans/broccoli/capsicum
  • 1/2 tsp - salt
  • For seasoning:
  • Mustard
  • Curry leaves
  • Urad dhal
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Mixed Paruppu Usili:

    1. Soak dals in water for about 1/2 hour.
    2. Grind all ingredients (with salt) except the vegetable into a paste.
    3. Steam the paste, like you would for idlis, and when it cools, crush it.
    4. Cut the vegetables appropriately and cook with a pinch of salt.
    5. In a pan, add the oil, mustard and asafoetida and when the mustard splutters, add urad dal and curry leaves.
    6. When urad dal is light brown, add steamed dal mixture.
    7. When the dal mix is free of lumps (break lumps with a spoon while on stove), add the cooked vegetable and fry it in low for a few minutes.


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