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Carrot Paruppu Usili Recipe

Aarthi
Healthy and highly nutritious carrot paruppu usili which taste so yummy with any spicy curry. This is best with some hot rice too.
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings
Aarthi

Ingredients
  

  • Carrot - 2 chopped finely
  • Coconut Oil - 2 tblsp
  • Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
  • Urad dal / Ulundu Paruppu - 1 tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies - 2
  • Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi a pinch
  • Curry leaves - 1 sprig
  • Salt to taste

FOR DAL:

  • Yellow Split Moong Dal / Pasi Paruppu - 1 cup
  • Dry Red Chillies - 2
  • Garlic - 3
  • Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - ½ tsp

Instructions
 

  • Soak moong dal for 1 hour. Drain and take it in a blender along with all ingredients given for grinding.
  • Grind till coarse. Spoon it in idli plate and steam for 10 mins. Take it in a bowl and crumble it.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add seasoning ingredients and carrots. Add salt and saute for 10 mins till cooked.
  • Add dal and extra salt and mix well.
  • Cook for 5 to 10 mins.
  • Serve.
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