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Paruppu Usili Curry

Ingredients:

Method:

Soak thoor dal along with red chillies for an hour and keep aside. Chop the vegetable fine and keep aside. After an hour grind the dal and chillies to a coarse paste by adding a little water. Now add a little salt and asafoetida to this dal mix. In a pressure cooker plate spread little oil and put this dal mix and in other plate put the vegetable seperately, add a pinch of turmeric powder and salt and cook till 5 whistles(You can cook the vegetables separately in a microwave too if desired). Then remove the dal from the cooker and let it cook for 5 to 10 minutes. Now break the lumps and make it to a coarse powder with hands. Heat oil in a pan, add the seasonings(mustard and urad dal) and add the vegetable. Fry for 2 minutes adding the salt, turmeric and asafoetida. Now add this dal powder to this and fry for a few minutes and remove.

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