Vegetable Paruppu Usili

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Total Time:
2 hours
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 cups - toor dal
  • 4 - red chillies
  • Asafoetida
  • 2 cups - mixed vegetables (cabbage/cauliflower/beans/cluster beans - finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seed
  • 1/2 tsp - urad dal
  • 4 tbsp - oil
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make Vegetable Paruppu Usili

  • Soak the dal along with red chillies for 1 hour.
  • Wash and drain the dal and grind it coarsely with chillies (without adding water).
  • Put a little asafoetida powder and required salt in the ground dal.
  • Spread oil evenly in one container of the pressure cooker. Spread the ground dal evenly in the vessel.
  • Put the finely chopped vegetables mixed with a little turmeric and salt in another container and pressure cook till done (at least 4 whistles.)
  • After removing from the cooker, cool the dal well and grind it in mixie without adding water.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and when it splutters, add urad dal.
  • Add the ground dal and fry till golden brown.
  • Put the boiled vegetable in dal and stir well and keep in a low flame for 2-3 mins and remove from fire.