Paruppu Usuli is a traditional brahmin recipe. It is dhal crumbles on the vegetable like Kothavarangai (clustered Beans) or a beans. This dhal crumbles gives a wonderful flavor to this curry. This will go very well with Moor Kuzhambu.

Clustered Beans Lentil Crumble / Kothavarangai Paruppu Usuli
Clustered Beans Lentil Crumble / Kothavarangai Paruppu Usuli


Ingredients:
Kothavarangai(Clustered Beans)1/2 Kg
SaltTo Taste

For Seasoning:
Oil1 Teaspoon
Mustard Seeds1 Teaspoon
Urdhal1 teaspoon

For Grinding:
Thurdal3/4 cup
Channa Dal1/4 Cup
SaltTo Taste
HingA Pinch
Red Chilli2


Method:


  • Soak the Dal's in water over night or in hot boiling water for at least 2 hours. Rinse the Dal's and strain the water and grind it in mixer once along with red chilli, hing and salt without adding water



  • The ground mixture should be coarse. Heat the oil in the pan, and add the ground paste and keep the flame in low


  • Allow the ground paste to cook in oil and it will crumble down into smaller pieces. In a separate pan, heat some oil and add mustard seeds when the oil is hot.




  • When the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add the urdhal and fry till it turns into golden brown color. To this add chopped Kothavarangai(Clustered Beans) along with salt and sprinkle some water to cook the Kothavarangai(Clustered Beans). We can also cook the cluster beans in pressure cooker and then add the cooked cluster beans directly after seasoning. This will simplify our process further.




  • When the Kothavarangai(Clustered Beans) is cooked completely, add the broken Dal mixture and mix it well. The mouth-watering Kothavarangai(Clustered Beans) paruppu usuli is ready to serve.

  • Clustered Beans Lentil Crumble / Kothavarangai Paruppu Usuli
    Clustered Beans Lentil Crumble / Kothavarangai Paruppu Usuli

    1 comments:

    1. It came out very well, mami! Thanks a lot!

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