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Tasty, rich protien, suitable as a sidedish for plain rice
Published On: 17 Nov 2002
English: French Beans
telugu: French Chikkudu
kannada: French Beans / Huruli Kayi
hindi: Bakla / Pharasbeen / Sem
Konkani: Beans / Anne Saango
Oriya: French Beans
Punjabi: Fras Bean
Kashmiri: Fraa’Sh Bean
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
English: Red Chillies
tamil: Vatral Milagai / Kaindha Milagai /Sigappu Milagai
malayalam: Vattal Mulaku / Chuvanna Mulaku / Kollamulaku
telugu: Erra Mirapa Kayalu / Yendu Mirapakayalu
kannada: Molaku / Kempu Menasinakai / Ona Menasinakai
hindi: Lal Mirch
Bengali: Paka Lanka / Lal Mirch / Lankamorich
Gujarati: Lal Marcha
Konkani: Sukki Saangi /Suke Miriyasang
Marathi: Lal Mirchi / Mirchya
Oriya: Lanka / Nali Lankamaricha
Punjabi: Lal Mirch
Kashmiri: Marach Wangun
Bengali: Laban / Noone
English: Mustard Seeds
kannada: Sasuve / Karisasive
hindi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Sarson
Bengali: Sarsay / Shorshe / Rai
Oriya: Sorisa / Sarosha
Punjabi: Rai / Banarasi Rai / Kalee Sarson
Kashmiri: Aasur / Sorisa
Urudu: Rai, Banarasi Rai, Kalee Sarson
English: Black Gram
telugu: Minu Mulu / Manipa / Uddulu
hindi: Subat Urd / Urid
Bengali: Mashkolair Dal / Kaalo Dal / Mash / Kalai
Gujarati: Aalad / Udad
Konkani: Oodeedu / Urdachi / Udid
Marathi: Uddachi / Udid
Oriya: Biri (Gota) / Muga Dali
Punjabi: Mah-Di / Mash
English: Bengal Gram
telugu: Sanagalu / Sanaga
kannada: Kadale / Chana
Oriya: Buta / Bata
Punjabi: Chole / Channa
English: Curry Leaves
tamil: Kariveppilai / Karivempu
telugu: Karivepaku / Karepaku
kannada: Karibevu / Baisoppu / Karibevina Soppu
hindi: Kadi Patta / Kathnim / Mitha Neem / Curry Patta / Gandhela / Bareanga
Bengali: Curry Patta / Barsanga / Kariphulli
Gujarati: Mitho Limdo / Meetho Limbado / Goranimb / Kadhilimbdo
Konkani: Karbapathi / Beva Palo
Marathi: Kadhi Patta / Karhinimb / Poospala / Gandla / Jhirang / Pandheri Kunthi
Oriya: Bhrusanga Patra / Barsan / Basango / Bhuraunga
Punjabi: Kadipatti / Curry Patta
Soak the red gram for 20 minutes.
Clean & cut the beans into small pieces.
Grind the previously soaked dal with red chillies, asafoetida powder, salt and a little water into a coarse paste in a mixer grinder.
Heat oil in a pan.
Add mustard, black gram, bengal gram dal, 1 red chilly & curry leaves.
After 2 minutes, add the cut beans with little water and salt.
Cover the lid & leave it for few minutes until it is cooked.
When the beans are well cooked & have become soft, add the previous dal paste with oil and stir for a few minutes, until the paste gets fully blended with the beans.
Add salt, if reqd.
Season with curry leaves & 1 tsp of coconut oil.
:- Serve hot.
Good one. This is the first time i have made usili. It came out really well. Thanks for the recipe.
just now tried this recipe... very bad... plese anybody dont ever try this recipe.. no taste in it.
this is a wonderful recipe..goes very well with rice as well as chapati
Thanks for ur Recipe. It was very delicious and ur guidance was very useful at the time of prepertion.
Thanks. I love Parupu usili and its healthy and easy to make, don`t remember the recipie. Very helpful and simple steps! Thanks!
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