Sweet Pepper Paruppu Usili

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Total Time:
1.75 hours
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 4 - fresh green peppers
  • 1/4 cup - Bengal gram dal
  • 1/2 cup - toor dal
  • 3 - red dry chillies
  • 1/2 tsp - asafoetida
  • 2 tbsp - oil
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp - urad dal

How to Make Sweet Pepper Paruppu Usili

  • Soak the Bengal gram dal and toor dal in water for an hour. Grind it well with chillies, salt and asafoetida. Grind it to a smooth paste.
  • Add 2 tsp of oil and pour the paste onto a microwave dish. Cook on high for 4 minutes.
  • Now finely chop the green peppers.
  • Cook the green peppers in a kadai with one tsp of oil for about 8-10 minutes.
  • Heat the rest of the oil in a non-stick pan. Add the mustard seed and the urad dal.
  • Now add the cooked dal paste and the green peppers. Mix well. Cook it in a low flame. Remove it when it is well cooked.
  • Serve it with hot rice.