Mar 4, 2017

Chikkudukaya Velluli Karam Kura - Indian Broad Beans Stir Fry With Garlic Flavor

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. 


INGREDIENTS:-----
Chikkudu kayalu  ---  250 gms
Turmeric powder   --- 1/4 tea sp
Salt to taste
Red chilli powder  ----  1 tea sp
For seasoning:-----
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
METHOD:---
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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11 comments:

Namratha said...

This is an interesting version. I make it without the garlic. Is Chikkudkaya same as Green beans?

Gayathri Kumar said...

Our most fav way of using broad beans is in sambar. Any other way I make it there are no takers. Guess, I need to make this delicious stir fry just for me..

Sharmila- The Happie Friends Potpourri corner said...

Looks lovely ,perfect with steamed Rice and Sambar!!

Ruchi Indu said...

broad beans stir fry would be a nice accompaniment for rice...

Srivalli said...

I love this stir fry and usually make it for lunch..very nice.

Amara Annapaneni said...

Simple yet delicious side dish Padma. I have some Chikkudukaya, will make them.

Harini-Jaya R said...

I am sure the garlic flavor enhances the taste of chikkudu kaya.

Priya Suresh said...

Simple but yet a delicious broad beans stir fry, i just love this stir fry with some curd rice.

Archana Potdar said...

Padma this vegetable is so tempting

Sowmya :) said...

Garlic with beans sounds so interesting. Have to try this one!

Pavani N said...

Chikkudukaya kura looks so yummy Padma.