My second recipe under Stir fries for this week is a seasonal vegetable. Which is very much available in winter and very popular in Andhra cuisine. Chikkudu kaya we make a few verities of curries and stir fries with this vegetable. Usually we make this stir fry with plain rice and dal or sambar.
Broad beans are rich sources of vitamin A and C it helps in bone development. It helps to maintain the blood presure, and helps to control the cholesterol levels and many more health benefits.
Chikkudu kayalu --- 250 gms
Turmeric powder --- 1/4 tea sp
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder ---- 1 tea sp
Oil --- 1 tab sp
Mustard seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Urad dal --- 1 tea sp
Cumin seeds --- 1/2 tea sp
Dry red chillies -- 2 broken
Garlic --- 12 crushed
Curry leaves one spring
1. Wash and tare the chikkudu kayalu one in to four pieces.
2. Add salt, turmeric powder and cook till soft remove from heat,drain the water and set a side.
3. Now heat oil in a frying pan add mustard seeds let them splutter then add urad dall, broken red chillies, crushed garlic, cumin seeds, curry leaves fry for a while then add boiled chikkudukayalu stir fry for five minutes.
Serve with plain rice rasam or with rice, dal as a side dish.
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