Paruppu Usili

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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