Monday, September 28, 2009

Beans parupu usli

Beans -1/2 kg
Toor dhal -1/2 cup (soaked in water)
Chana dhal -1/2 cup (soaked in water)
Soak both the dhals together in water.
Whole red chillies -10
Salt -as required
Hing (asafoetida) 1/2 tsp
mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Cut the beans into small pieces and wash thoroughly.
Take a pan and pour oil and put the mustard seeds and urad dal.
When the seeds splutter add the beans put some water salt and cover it.
Alternatively you can put the cut beans in a glass dish with a lid and cook in microwave for 8 minutes.
Keep the cooked beans aside.
Wet grind the soaked dhals in a mixie along with hing and whole red chillies.
Now steam the dhal paste in the cooker for 15 minutes or in microwave for 5 minutes
Now take a kadai and stir fry the paste into separate bits pouring small amounts of sesame oil
After the mixture is cooked evenly add the beans and mix with the dhal mixture.
The parupu usli is ready.
You can have it as a side dish with mor kuzhambu rice.


  1. Simply superb!!! Sounds delicious.

  2. Happy Dussehra to you and your Family.
    usli looks Superb and delicious..

  3. I liked your blog very much. Beans Parupu looks yummy and delicious.
    You are welcome in my blogs.

  4. Beans Usli makes me so nostalgic... Sure it is a wonderful combo with mor kozhambu.. Nice pics!

  5. Just love this delicious usili with all time fav!

  6. Beans and dals is new combo to me....sounds yummy...

  7. I too love paruppu usili, my favorite combo is with rasam :)

  8. Beans parupu looks yummy and delicious.

  9. Thanks for visiting my blog
    Glad that you liked it.
    you have a gr8 blog too
    Lot of my fav recipes
    I love paruppu usili
    Mouth watering...