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.