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Cluster Beans Channa Paruppu Usili

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Cluster Beans Channa Paruppu Usili Recipe, How To Make Cluster Beans Channa Paruppu Usili Recipe

This is a quintessentially South Indian dish which features regularly in the lunch platter.A part of being very nutritious and filling this enhances the taste of vegetables. The usual gravy or accompaniment for this dish is the Mor kootan/mor kuzhambu and together they make a classic lunch combination.

About Recipe


(1 ratings)
8 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
25 mins
Total time
35 mins
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Beans
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : January 08, 2019

• Channa dal - 1 cup.
• Curry leaves - 1 spring.
• Red chilly - 5 numbers.
• Oil - 2 tablespoons.
• Mustard seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Onion (chopped) - 2 numbers.
• Cluster beans - 250 grams.
• Salt - to taste.
• Turmeric powder - 1/4 tea spoon.
• Green chilly - 3 numbers.
• Hing - 1 pinch.
  • First, soak the channa dal, red chilly, curry leaves in water for 2 hours, and grind them into acoarse paste.
  • Heat oil in a pressure pan add mustard seeds, chopped onions, curry leaves, hing, turmeric, saute it and add green chilly, cluster beans, salt, and some water cook for few minutes, and then add daal put the lid on cook without a whistle in a slow flame.

Switch off the flame, serve this with rice, chapatti.

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TheMiramens Posted on Fri May 03 2013

Today I am the first!

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potbottle Posted on Sat May 04 2013

Nice dish!!

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Arathi Subramanian Posted on Sun May 05 2013

mouth watering.. will definitely try it iout..

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aryaksh0406 Posted on Mon May 06 2013

Simply superb dish!!!!!

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Punam Thakur Posted on Thu May 09 2013

nice dish

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Xyience Xzibit Posted on Sun Jan 10 2016

What is the name of that powder you put before the turmeric powder?please kindly reply 'coz im going to cook it tonigth....thank you.?

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suchitra srinath Posted on Mon Feb 15 2016

Prepared this. Turned out so good. Otherwise, it would take longer time if prepared in traditional way ! Thanks!?

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Dorababu Dandangi Posted on Tue May 03 2016

can i add moong dal instead of chana dal???

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