Free Recipe Beans Usili (Beans with Ground Pulse)

Recipe Type: Free India Recipes
Recipe Preparation: cook
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Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Beans Usili (Beans with Ground Pulse) Recipe

1/2 kg Beans
1/2 ts Turmeric
Salt; to taste
—For Usili—
1 c Toor dal; (cleaned and
-soaked for 1/2 hour)
3 Red chiles
4 Green chiles
Sprig curry leaves; (a few)
1/4 ts Asafoetida
1 tb Coconut oil
—For Seasoning—
1 ts Black mustard seeds
1 ts Black gram dal
2 Red chiles; broken
1 tb Coconut oil

Beans Usili (Beans with Ground Pulse) Preparation

Heat oil and mustard seeds, black gram dal and red chilies. When brown, add beans (cut into 1/2 cm. pieces), salt and turmeric. Cook till done. If there is any excess water, remove it. Grind toor dal to a coarse paste adding green chilies, red chilies, curry leaves and asafoetida. Heat one tablespoon oil and add ground paste. Cook on a low fire till dry. Break up the dal with a fork and add the cooked vegetables. Cook on a low fire till dry. Serve hot. You can substitute cabbage for the beans. From: Southern Delights (Recipes To Remember from Palakkad) by Parwathy Akhileswaran Recipe by: Southern Delights by Parwathy Akhileswaran Posted to recipelu-digest by Sharon Raghavachary <> on Feb 17, 1998

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