Monday, July 9, 2012

Broccoli Parupu Usili

 Same receipe as Kaaramani Parupu usili


Broccoli       - 1 bunch including the stem  (2-3 cups chopped)
Channa dhal - 1/2 cup or
             mixed dhal (channa: toor) soaked
Chili Powder - 1 tsp
Red Chili       - 2
Turmeric        - 1/4 tsp

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad Dhal        - 1 tsp
Broken  Chili   - 1
Hing                - 1/2 tsp
Curry Leaves   - few

        Chop the Broccoli into tiny florets. Briefly drop them in boiling water and fish it out. Coarsely grind channa dhal and red chili with little salt. Microwave the ground mixture for 1-2 minutes or steam it in idli cooker. Once it cools down, give few pulses in the mixer to crumble. Add turmeric and salt to the florets and cook till it become tender. Take oil in a pan and temper mustard seeds, urad dhal, hing, broken chili and curry leaves. Add cooked broccoli to the pan and give a nice stir. Finally add the crumbled dhal and chili powder. Toss it well and cook in simmer for few more minutes. Serve hot with rice and sambar.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

very nice picture!