Capsicum Paruppu Usili
big capsicums 2 finely chopped
tur dal 1 cup
grated coconut 1 cup
red chillies 2
mustard 1 teaspoon
jeera two teaspoons
a pinch of haldi
salt to taste
oil to fry.
Soak tur dal with 1 teaspoon jeera and the red chillies for half an hour.
Heat a frying pan and pour 1 tablespoon oil and add mustard and jeera .
Add the cut capsicum , haldi and salt and fry till done take out and . keep aside.
In the mean time coarse grind the soaked tur dal and micro heat for 4 minutes .
Take the frying pan put the micro heated , coarsely ground paste and saute till they become separated granules, add the grated coconut and the cooked capsicum.
Keep it on stove for three minutes and switch off the heat.
This can be had with roti, rice or eaten as it is .
Those who like to have garlic can add while cooking the capsicum.
One can make a variety out of the same method, the vegetables that can be tried are beans, cluster beans/ semi/papdi, avaraikkai cow pea/ karamani / kothavarangai, banana flower .
It can be a combination of Tur dal and Bengal gram ( chana dal) dal in equal proportion
Beans Paruppu Usili