Monday, July 14, 2008

Flat Beans and Cabbage Parrupu Usili

Ingredients for making Beans Cabbage Paruppu Usili:
  • 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...


jujubs said...

hello rashmi
this is my first visit to your have a different collection of recipes and definitely looks interesting.We ususally make parupu usili with beans,vazhapoo but cabbage is something new and i would give it a try.
thanks for sharing.

Cham said...

Hi Rashmi,
U ve wonderful blog with some simple and delicious recipes like this one! Totally different but very delicious...
R u in regist in taste of india? if not U can suggest ur feed here: so everyone can benefit.

Usha said...

I love parappu usili but have never tried it with cabbage,always with grean beans ,I will try it this way the next time..............

Rashmi said...

Thanks jujubs,Cham and Usha for visiting my blog.....