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Karamani Parupusli


Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

chauli/long beans/thatakkai.We make parupu usli with banana flower,guvar(cluster beans),french beans and in chauli.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups Chauli, Chopped
    • 3/4 cup tur dal
    • 3 red chilli
    • 1/2 tsp Mustard
    • 1/2 tsp Urad dal
    • 1/2 tsp Hing
    • few curry leaves
    • salt, to taste
    • 1 tbsp oil


    1. Wash chauli and chop them into small pieces.Steam them for 2 whistles. (Without adding water just sprinkle water i meant that as steamed)
    2. wash and soak tuvar dal for half an hour in hot water with red chilli.
    3. Grind smoothly soaked tuvar dal with curry leaves,red chilli,hing and few salt. Don't add water while grinding.
    4. Grease idli mould with oil and pour the grounded paste into the mould and steam for 10-12 minutes.
    5. Crumble the steamed tuvar dal.
    6. Heat oil in a kadai. Crackle mustard and urad dal to become slightly brown. Add crumbled tuvar dal and fry till it becomes crispy,soft and wet powdered form(not stick to each other or become lumps)
    7. Add long beans and saute for 3-4 minutes by adding enough salt.Mix well.
    8. Paruppu usli is ready.

    Note:i generally grind curry leaves.If we put it while seasoning,no one is eating that and its going to dust bin. If you want to reduce red chilli you can.


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