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Thursday, August 12, 2010

Kothavarangai Paruppu usili

I love this kothavarangai paruppu usili for its texture. I make it very rarely,dont know the reason. I eat the veggi that I hate too,if its made in the form of usili. So here is the way I make.

Cluster beans paruppu usili recipe

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Lunch
Prep Time: 2 Hour soaking time    |  Cook time: 20 mins    Serves: 4

Ingredients


Cluster beans  1/4 kg 
Turmeric  A pinch 
Coconut,grated(optional)  4 tblsp 
Salt  As needed 

To grind

Channa dal+toor dal(soaked for atleast an hour) 1/4+1/4 cup
green/red chillies 3-4nos.
Asafoetida A generous pinch
Jeera 1 tsp

To Temper

Oil 1 tsp
Mustard 1 tsp
Curry leaves 1 sprig

Method:

  1. Cut cluster beans into desired length and cook till soft with salt and turmeric.
  2. cookingcooked
  3. Grind chilli,asafoetida,salt and jeera first into a coarse mixture,then add the soaked dal and grind coarsely.(Make sure u add no water while grinding).
  4. dalafter grinding
  5. Grease the idly plates with oil and steam the ground mixture for 5-6 minutes. (fill the mixture in the idly plates loosely).Crumble the steamed dal and keep it aside.
  6. steamingCrumbled
  7. Heat a pan with oil and temper it with mustard and curry leaves. Add the cooked cluster beans and fry for a  minute and then add the crumbled dal and mix well.
  8. Tadkaadd beans
  9. After a 2 minutes,add coconut if desired(I dint add) and stir well for a minute.
  10. add dalfry well

Notes:

  • While grinding the dal,drain water completely and make sure there is no water and grind coarsely.Also don’t pat the ground dal in the idly plate, just cook in a sprinkled way. This is to make the crumbling of the cooked dal easily. Otherwise this process will be time consuming and painful…
  • You can use only one variety of dal or change the ratio too.
  • You can finely chop the cluster beans too. 

Thats it, the usili is ready,serve as accompaniment for rice. ( We prefer usili with more kuzhambu)

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56 comments:

  1. Usili luks perfect,love the dish...

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  2. love ur version of usili.never used cluster beans in my cooking.Pictures are gorgeous and i love the bowl

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  3. Thanks prems and Jeyashri for quick comments :)

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  4. My fav usli.. looks perfect and beautiful.. thanx for sharing dear.. very tempting snaps :)

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  5. hmm ... never had usili at home .. Your version sounds delicious to me and am gonna give it a try at home ..:)
    Beautiful pics as always

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  6. i too love this very much raji...i also dont like cluster beans...so i also do dis way. nice click and looks yummy!

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  7. My fave tam brahm dish :)

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  8. I love usli with any veggie! Lovely pistures!

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  9. I luv the bowl shape...usili is hubbys fav...not mine..but urs looks inviting. Will keep those tips in mind next time when I try usili :)

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  10. wow...my all time favourite usili..looks awesome..

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  11. perfect and colourful. luv the bowl too

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  12. This is a regular in my kitchen too.., this is H's favourite, he loves them with Bittergourd, I have to make at least from one bittergourd every week!, As I use dhals in little quantity for one bittergourd, I directly cook them in the wok!, adding water to it, so I don't have to use too much oil, My MIL cooked the dals totally in oil :), The kannadigas make this usli as you have made, very HEALTHY and delicious! Lovely click too...

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  13. I have had this at a South Indian restaurant.. I wanna make this now :)

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  14. I love usli and mormuzhambu combo. Beautiful clicks..

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  16. Looks really yummy dear...Even we make this with cluster beans and sometimes wid regular french beans too

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  17. Wow... really a tempting dish... and love your step by step photos...

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  18. Nice click as always..I too follow the same method but i cut cluster beans finely..will try by cutting in this way ... :)

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  19. Hi. I love your detailed explanations, I normally make this with french beans will try with cluster too.

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  20. Btw, I liked the idea of steaming the dals, saves a lot of time surely.
    FOODELICIOUS

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  21. I love usli..have made it in the same way as we do;-) perfect clicks...

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  22. Wow!! You just showed me an innovative way to cook cluster beans, bookmarked!!

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  23. This is a new dish to me and it looks really interesting!

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  24. hi raaji,
    something unheard and untasted would want to try it sometime, thanks
    tc

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  25. woo ..looks unique dish..its a long process huh but sounds very tasty

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  26. This looks so very yumm! Never tried urili with cluster beans!

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  27. Beautiful pictures dear...!!!! i love this combo too...looks so yummy!!!

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  28. Raji,
    Cluster bean usli looks delicious. I love them but my hubby is not fan of this so rarely i make.

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  29. I love usili..Looks great raji..Awesome pics !

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  30. usili looks really delicious n healthy ..yummy

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  31. Usili looks lovely...nice explanation with your clicks.

    http://aaha-oho.blogspot.com/

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  32. this stir fry looks so delicious .. my favorite veggie liked the addition of dal really good one

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  33. Great click and liked ur version..love to gobble up with rice rite now..:)

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  34. very tempting and inviting recipe.

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  35. I am just like you Raks. I can eat beans and asparagus only in usili. I think the coarse texture of dhal compliments with the veggie and makes it tastier. And I absolutely love the idea of using cluster beans, go to try that.

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  36. Simple and delicious one raks...

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  37. very nice usili! looks mouth watering!

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  38. Usili is my fav one looks too good and tempting in this morning and pictures are good asusual.

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  39. Tasty and healthy usli. Well illustrated as usual :):)

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  40. wow..my DH's Fav..recipe sounds new to me..wish to give a try

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  41. Usli looks perfect n colorful..loving the step by step pics

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  42. Nice usili raji!bowl is cute.:)

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  43. I hav yet to try usili and this looks yum...

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  44. Mouthwatering usli. I have a picture of the usli i made, havent had a chance to post. Great shot

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  45. yummy.. hv never tried the steamed daal
    I have an award for u in my blog please pick it up! :)

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  46. I prepare cluster beans in the same way but will cut cluster beans into small pieces .Then it get mixed well with the steamed dal and taste even more delicious .Do try that way next time

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  47. Even I have tried that way padhu,I too love that :)

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  48. can beans look so good? wouldnt have believed it until i saw this post.

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  49. Great recipe! Looks so colourful!

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  50. Somehow missed this post....Mouthwatering Usli...I like the way you explain your recipes...And yes beautiful pictures too...
    Deeepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  51. Nice recipes you have here !!
    Do check my food blog at www.happyhealthyfuncooking.blogspot.com

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  52. I too ove paruusilli. looks yummy and awesome clicks.

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  53. thank you for the recipe:) the usili came out well but i did not read your `notes so it was really painful and time consuming to crumble the dal mixture. I had to grind in the mixie finally, but the taste was very good :)

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