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Paruppu Usili

This is a very famous south indian side dish. All vegans luv this dish for its taste & nutritional value..In Tamil "paruppu" means "dal/lentils" and "usili" means "Broken Crumbles". Hence named it as 'lentil crumbled veggie curry'.This can also be prepared with other vegetables like cluster beans, string beans, snake gourd, banana flower.. can also be tried with broccoli, cauliflower, asparagus .....
Ingredients
  Shredded carrot 250 Gram
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Urad dal 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 4 Teaspoon
  Chana dal 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), soak for 1/2 hour (Bengal Gram)
  Saunf 3 Teaspoon
  Red chilli 3
  Ginger garlic paste 2 Teaspoon
Directions

1.Heat 1 1/2 tsp oil splutter mustard seeds, Urad dal, curry leaves & saute onions till transparent
2.Now add the shredded carrot & mix well adding little salt.
3.Once it leaves out water add little more water for the carrot cook.
4.Keep this aside.
5.Grind soaked channa dal, saunf, red chillie, ginger garlic paste
6.Heat the remaining oil & add this ground channa dal mix sprinkling some more salt to taste
7.Fry it till the channa dal becomes brown & scramble it well till it gets separated
8.Now add the carrot mixture to this & mix it well
9.Garnish with coriander leaves

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Tamil
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Story
My all time fav recipe that i luv to have with rice & rasam or mor kozhambu, which are the simple curries of south India.
Subtitle: 
PARUPPU USILI / LENTIL CRUMBLED VEGGIE CURRY

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Looks good.... Chef Vibs Group Leader & Star Chef www.ifood.tv