- Beans - handful washed and cut in to small pieces
- Half Cabbage - washed and cut to small pieces
- Bengal Gram Dal - 1/2 cup
- Red Chili -2
- Asafoetida - a small pinch
- Salt (according to taste)
- 1/2 tsp Split Gram Dal
- 1/2 tsp Musturd Seeds
- Curry Leaves few (optional)
Method for making Beans Cabbage Parrupu Usili:
Step1: Soak the Bengal Gram Dal in water for at least 2 hrs.
Step 2: In a blender add the soaked Bengal Gram Dal,Salt, Asafoetida, 2 Red chili and grind them coarsely by adding as minimum water as possible.
Step 3: Remove the grounded paste to a steaming vessel and steam them for about 20 minutes. Once steamed remove it and set aside to cool.
Step 4: Wash ans Cut the beans and Cabbage and Cook the beabs alone.I microwaved it.
Step 5: Drained the excess water from the cooked Vegetables.
Step 6: Scramble the steamed Usili paste.
Step 7: Meantime heat a pan and add 1 tablespoon of oil and then add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, when it starts spluttering add the split gram Dal, curry leaves(optional) and the cut cabbage and then cooked beans and fry them approx 5 -10 minutes, or till it becomes dry. Add salt just for the beans and cabbage and then add the scrambled Usili paste.
Keep stirring the Beans Cabbage Usili for about 5 minutes. Then remove to a serving dish and this is ready to be served with any kozhambu for rice...