Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe | Paruppu Usili Recipe

Paruppu Usili is the crumbled soft dal which is combined with vegetables to make very delicious Poriyal variety or dry curry. The most common vegetables used for Usili are Banana Flower, Beans and Cluster Beans. But we can also try Asparagus, Broccoli, spinach, Radish greens and many more vegetables. Beans Paruppu Usili is one of the traditional recipe in Tamil Brahmin Kitchen. For any auspicious occasions like marriages, we or the caterers always include beans or cluster beans paruppu usili as part of their menu.

There are 2 ways to make this Usili:

  1. Dals are soaked overnight or atleast for 2 hours and ground to paste with red chili and the paste is then crumbled with little oil and added to the steam cooked beans. I have given here this way of making Usili
  2. Soaked dal is ground to fine paste and make small dumplings out of the paste. Steam cook the dumplings and then crumble it with your hand. We can then mix that crumbled dal mixture to the cooked vegetable.

You can also try:

  1. Cluster Beans Paruppu Usili
  2. Vazhaipoo Usili
  3. Asparagus Paruppu Usili
  4. Broccoli Usili
  5. Radish Greens Usili

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Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe

Beans Paruppu Usili Recipe is yet another traditional recipe in Tamil Brahmin Kitchen. Any Festivals or auspicious occasions like Marriages, Beans Paruppu Usili is one of the main item in the menu. Beans Paruppu Usili is a perfect accompaniment for Mor Kuzhambu, Vendhaya Kuzhambu and Vathakuzhambu

  • 250 gms Beans (Finely Chopped)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tbsp Oil

For Usili

  • Cup Split Bengal Gram (Channa Dal / Kadalaparuppu) (1 Cup 250ml)
  • Cup Toor Dal
  • 4 Red Chili
  • a Pinch Asafoetida (Asafetida / Hing)
  • tsp Salt

For Tempering

  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • Few Curry Leaves

Soaking Dals

  1. Wash and soak chana dal and toor dal and set aside soaked dals for atleast 2 hours or overnight.

Cooking Beans

  1. Wash and Finely Chop beans. Add turmeric and salt and steam cook 5 mins or till the beans are tender. Once the beans has cooked, set it aside

Preparing Usili

  1. Drain water from the soaked dal, take the dal to the mixer jar. Add red chili, asafoetida, salt and grind it to smooth paste

  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground dal paste. Keep the flame in low and let the dal paste crumbles on its own

  3. Set this dal crumble aside

Tempering Process

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add curry leaves and saute for few seconds

  2. Then add steam cooked beans and give a mix

  3. Now add the crumbled dal mixture and combine everything gently

  4. Delicious Beans Paruppu Usili is now ready to serve. Serve with Mor Kuzhambu or Vendhaya Kuzhambu and enjoy the delicious Usili.

  1. We can Paruppu Usili with Cluster beans, spinach, radish greens and many more vegetables.

Method with Step by Step Pictures:

SOAKING DALS

  • Wash and soak chana dal and toor dal and set aside soaked dals for atleast 2 hours or overnight.

COOKING BEANS

  • Wash and Finely Chop beans. Add turmeric and salt and steam cook 5 mins or till the beans are tender. Once the beans has cooked, set it aside

PREPARING USILI

  • Drain water from the soaked dal, take the dal to the mixer jar. Add red chili, asafoetida, salt and grind it to smooth paste

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the ground dal paste. Keep the flame in low and let the dal paste crumbles on its own
  • Set this dal crumble aside

TEMPERING PROCESS

  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and allow it to sputter. Then add curry leaves and saute for few seconds.Then add steam cooked beans and give a mix.

  • Now add the crumbled dal mixture and combine everything gently

  • Delicious Beans Paruppu Usili is now ready to serve. Serve with Mor Kuzhambu or Vendhaya Kuzhambu and enjoy the delicious Usili.

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