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Paruppu Usili Recipe

Paruppu Usili is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Festive Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 2 cups- vegetables (Beans, Carrot, Snake gourd, Cabbage, Broccoli etc.).
  • 2 handfuls - roasted gram dal (pottukadalai).
  • 2 tbsp - jeera.
  • 3 or 4 - red chillies.
  • Salt, to taste.
  • 1 tsp - grated coconut.
  • How to Make Paruppu Usili:

    1. Boil the vegetables with a little salt and keep aside.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and season with mustard, urad dhal and asafoetida.
    3. Add the vegetables and fry well and make sure there is no water.
    4. Grind the dal, jeera and chilli well without adding water and with a little salt.
    5. After grinding, take the powder in a plate and add little water, until it develops a breadcrumb consistency.
    6. Add to the vegetables and fry well. Add salt, if necessary. Wait till the raw smell goes completely.
    7. Add 1 tsp of coconut and mix well. Keep aside.


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