Beans Paruppu Usali

Beans Paruppu Usali - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
Beans paruppu usali is a concoction of vegetable and protein. Here usually green beans or cluster beans is combined with chana dal to create a spicy and crispy dish. This can be had traditionally with rice and sambar or even as a snack. Paruppu usali was usually made in the olden times when there was a shortage of veggies in the house.
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Spicy
Servings 2


  • 12 Green Beans chopped finely
  • 1 cup Chana Dal or water soaked in water for minutes
  • 3 Red Chillies dried
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds


  • Grind the dried red chillies and soaked chana dal coarsely in a mixer. Add salt to taste. Mix the chopped beans with it and pressure cook till softened. Add 1 tsp of oil to keep it soft.
    Beans Paruppu Usali - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now heat oil in a kadai and add the mustard seeds and curry leaves.
  • Once aroma is released, add the beans dal mixture. Mix well and cook on medium flame for about 5-10 minutes till it turns crispy and light brown. Serve hot with rice or enjoy as a snack.

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Priya Iyer(Anitha)
Priya Iyer(Anitha)

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