Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Chikkudukaya Nuvvula Podi Kura/ Indian Flat Beans with Sesame Powder

Ingredients:
1lb.Chikkudukayalu/Indian Flat Beans(cut to1''pieces), 1/4onion(roughly chopped), salt to taste, 2tsp.oil, 1/2tsp.mustard and jeera each, turmeric powder(little), 1/4tsp.channa dhal, 1 spring curry leaves.

  • 4tsp.white sesame seeds
  • 1/2tsp.bengal gram/chnna dal
  • 1/2tsp.split black gram dal/urad dal
  • 1/4tsp.cumin seeds
  • 1/4tsp.coriander seeds
  • 2-3 dried red chillis
  • 2garlic cloves(crushed)
  • salt to taste
  • 1tbsp. oil

Add oil in a pan, roast all the above ingredients till they are golden yellow in color, do not burn them. Let them cool and grind them to a coarse powder.

Method:

Steam cook chikkudukaya pieces with salt, turmeric and very little water. Let them cool, squeeze out the excess water and keep it aside. In a pan heat 2tsp. oil, once it's hot add channa dal, mustard, jeera and curry leaves, once they start to splutter add chopped onion, fry till they are soft, then add cooked chikkudukayalu/Indian broad beans pieces, fry for 2min. Now add the nuvvula podi/sesame powder, mix well that all the beans gets well coated with the powder and continue to cook for a min., then remove from the flame and serve it with rice or roti.

19 yummies:

Nandini said...

With those spices broad beans must be tasty.

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Looks tempting and yummy yum yum

Latha said...

The dish looks delicious....

priya said...

looks delicious....love to try this someday!

Sushma Mallya said...

looks yummy,lovely click prasu

Viki's Kitchen said...

Very tempting cury. I can understand with all that seasoning it could have tasted great.

Ushnish Ghosh said...

Dear Prasu
Excellent recipe, So new and innovative!!! I am sure the light aroma of flat beans will go very well with the sesame powder. The seasoning is very mild ( no methi or Fennel) and well thought of.
Have a nice day ( midnight here :-)

SE(Denufood) said...

yummy and delicious..i love these beans..

AshKuku said...

Never tried this veggie.... But now that I have had a look at it & have a recipe in hand, I will try...

Ash....
(http://asha-oceanichope.blogspot.com/)

Gulmohar said...

Very tempting and yummm..

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

LOoks very delicious, would try out some time.

Priya said...

I do broad beans poriyal but never tried adding sesame powder, delicious stir fry..

Sarah Naveen said...

yummy yumm!!! perfect with rice..

kothiyavunu said...

Delicious recipe..perfect with rice dear..adding sesame powder sounds interesting!!

Ms.Chitchat said...

Nice recipe with beans. Pic looks very tempting.

Chitchat

Soma Pradhan said...

I hv never tried cooking flat beans this way..next time will make this for sure

my kitchen said...

Using sesame in broad beans sounds so good,Like to eat with sambhar & curd rice

Tina said...

Nice recipe...Looks delicious.

Anupama said...

What a nice way to add more flavor to the dish... I love the idea of using nuvvulu podi :-)

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