Monday, March 10, 2008

Beans Parup Usali

I used to never new to make parup usali initially. I learnt this technique from one of my friend. My husband loves them. Parup usali and rasam, that's the combination that we always have at home. But i like parup usali with plain rice. Mouth watering ..I really love them ..We can make with beans, banana flower (Vazhapoo) ,Kothavarangai (cluster beans).I made them with beans ....Its is a Sunday menu at my place. So just wanted to share with all my friends.

Raw Materials Required

Bean -1/2 lb
Chaana Dhal -1cup
Methi Seeds -Just few of them
Red chilli -4-5
Mustard Seeds -1 tsp
Oil- 2-3 tsp
Haldi-1/2 tsp
Salt as per taste

Preparation Style

Soak the dhal,methi and red chilli for a couple of hours. After a couple of hours course grind the soaked ingredients by adding haldi,a couple of pinches hing and salt just enough for the channa dhal.Do not add much water.Transfer them onto the idli steamer and steam them for 10 -15 mts. While this is happening cut the beans and wash them.In a small kadai add oil and mustard seeds and allow it to crack. Then add the beans and little salt for the beans alone and allow them to cook for few minutes.

On the other side take the cooked dhal from the steamer and allow it to cool for sometime. Then crumble the dhal into small pieces. One you see the beans is cooked add the dhal mixtures and toss it well. Serve it with hot rasam rice ...Enjoy


Finla said...

Looks delicious, never had them, but the way you had written thatyou eat them with plain rice, my mouth was wattering :-)

FH said...

Chana dal and beans are great together. We make like Bassaru with Tuar dal a db beans. Looks delcious Deepa, good one. You can send this to Barbara for Yellow food event!:)

Bharathy said...

Very much Tamil..very much homely!..that is usili :)..nice one deepa :)

Dhivya said...

never heard abt usli deepa!!!is it a tamil name?Its like kootu but u steamed the dhal...thanks for unique recipe...must try

Unknown said...

Deepa..This dish looks diff and simple..Worth trying..Would u like to participate in the arusuvai friendship chain.If so do mail me amd I can send u the ingredient

Unknown said...

usli looks great..i too love them...

Uma said...

I also make the usli the same way. the only difference is I dont' add methi seeds. Really super recipe! Looks so yummy! I have to try your version too.

Rama said...

Looks delcious.....

Vani said...

I've never tried parappu usli before. I will bookmark yours to try. Looks great!

Seema said...

Rasam & this a perfect Combo...Good one Deepa, perfect for weekend meals!

DEEPA said...

Happy Cook ...I always love to eat them with plain rice ..It really taste good!!

Asha ji!!I will surely send it to the event ...

Oh Bharathy !!Not that much good with Tamil Words ....I will surely correct it next time !!

Hey Dhivya ..This recipe taste good ...Try it soon!!

Hey Divya !!I just posted my arusuvai chain a couple of weeks before ..will surely love to particiapate after a couple of months !!Thank you for considereing me ..

Thankyou sowmya , uma and rama !!

Vani ...Do try it taste awesome ..

Seema you are right ...Its a best weekend combo!!!!

Pravs said...

have not tried chana dal and beans combo.From pic it looks delicious.

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