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Bell pepper paruppu usili – Capsicum paruppu usili

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Bell pepper paruppu usili – Capsicum paruppu usili is very popular dish in tamilnadu among the Tamil brahmin house.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

It is prepared with many vegetables like beans, cabbage, broad beans, cluster beans, capsicum. I made a try with colored bell peppers and it turned out awesome.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

I had a checklist prepared for myself to follow healthy diet (definitely not starving diet).

♥ Monday – “ZERO oil monday”

♥ Tuesday, making it a “Colourful Tuesday”

Check out tomorrows post for Wednesdays inspiration. ♥

I have few other usili recipes on my blog.

cabbage usili

Beans paruppu usili

Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

Bell pepper paruppu usili – Capsicum paruppu usili recipe

bell pepper paruppu usili

Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Servings: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup tur dal
  • 2 dry red chilli
  • 3/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 cup mixed bell peppers (green, yellow and red)
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp chilli powder
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Soak the tur dal for minimum of 1 hour
  • strain the water, Grind it along with turmeric powder, salt and red chillies to a thick coarse paste without adding water.
  • Now, grease the idli plates or steamer. Flatten the ground paste and keep in in parts in idli plates and steam cook for 10 min.
  • after 10 min,crumble them and keep it ready
  • Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds. drop the chopped capsicum into it. fry it with little salt, chilli powder until it shrinks.
  • Now add the crumbled lentils and mix well. let it get heated for a couple of minutes. switch off and serve hot with rice and curry.

Bell pepper paruppu usili pictorial directions:

Get all your ingredients ready

Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

Soak the tur dal for minimum of 1 hour

strain the water, Grind it along with turmeric powder, salt and red chillies Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

to a thick coarse paste without adding water.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

Now, grease the idli plates or steamer. Flatten the ground paste and keep in in parts in idli plates and steam cook for 10 min.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

after 10 minBell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

crumble them  and keep it readyBell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

Heat oil, splutter mustard seeds. Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

drop the chopped capsicum into it. Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

fry it with little salt, chilli powder until it shrinks. chilli powder is optional. i added it because the colored bell peppers taste slightly sweet.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

Now add the crumbled lentils and mix well.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

let it get heated for a couple of minutes. switch off and serve hot with rice and curry.Bell pepper paruppu usili - Capsicum paruppu usili

 

 

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