Monday, November 2, 2015

Capsicum Paruppu usili

capsicum paruppu usili

Capsicum Paruppu usili is a yummy poriyal prepared with Capsicum and cooked dals.
Normally paruppu usili is prepared with beans, avarakkai, kothavarangai but this one is little different and tastes great.

  • 3 Medium sized Capsicums
  • 1/2 cup Toor Dal
  • 1 ladle Channa dal
  • 2 Red chillies
  • A pinch Turmeric powder
  • A small piece or 1/4 tsp Hing
  • As per taste Salt
For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp+ 1 tsp Oil

Method for Paruppu usili:

1) Clean and soak toor dal and Channa dal together for 1/2 hour.

2) Drain the water completely and grind coarsely with Red chillies, Asafoetida, Turmeric powder and salt. 

3) Steam the grounded dal. After it cools, Crumble the paruppu usili and keep aside . 

To view, another method to prepare paruppu usili  click here. 

Method for Capsicum paruppu usili:

1) Heat 2 tbsp oil in a kadai and add Mustard seeds to crackle.

2) Next add Capsicum and fry till they get cooked. Add Salt and mix well.

3) Transfer the cooked Capsicum to a plate and add 1 tsp of Oil to the same kadai.

4) Now add crumbled paruppu usili and fry for few secs.

5) Add the cooked capsicum to paruppu usili and mix well. Leave it to get cooked few more minutes and switch off the flame.

capsicum paruppu usili

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