Simple Paruppu Usili

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Total Time:
1.5 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 150g - beans
  • 1/2 cup - thoor dal
  • 1/4 cup - chana dal
  • salt, to taste
  • 3 or 4 - red chillies
  • Asafoetida
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard

How to Make Simple Paruppu Usili

  • Soak the dals in water for one hour.
  • Cut the beans and cook it.
  • Drain and grind the dals with salt, red chillies and asafoetida. It need not be a smooth paste.
  • In a kadai, heat up the oil. Add mustard. When it splutters, add the ground dals and fry till they turn slightly red. Add more oil when it begins to stick to the vessel.
  • Add the cooked beans and mix well.
  • Have as side-dish with rice.