Thursday, February 12, 2015

Brocolli Parupu Usili


Brocolli - 1 medium size

Chana dal - 1/2 measure

Toor dal - 1/2 measure

Sesame Oil

Urad dal - 1 tsp

Mustard seeds - 1 tsp

Salt as required

Hing - a pinch


Cut the broccoli florets to small pieces and wash nicely.

Soak the Dals for 1/2 an hour in water.

Take a Kadai and season in 3 tsps. Sesame oil mustard seeds, urad dal and hing.

Put the cut broccoli pieces add salt and stir nicely.

Cook the broccoli on medium heat.

Drain water from the soaked dals and put in a wet grinder and grind to a paste.

Now you can either steam the paste in a microwave bowl in the microwave oven for 4 mins.

Alternatively you pour the batter by greasing the idli plates and keep in the cooker

for 20 mins.

Take a kadai and crumble the dal batter to small bits and stir by adding sufficient

sesame oil.

Now add the cooked broccoli to the dal mixture and mix nicely.

Keep stirring for 5 mins till every thing blends well and cooks well.

The broccoli parupu usili is ready to be had with mor kuzhambu or any choice of yours.

Transfer the parupu usili into a bowl and keep ready for use