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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Chikkudukaya Fry/Broad beans Fry

Chikkudukaya/broad beans is a fiber rich and nutritious vegetable. It tastes good when fried or even by adding tomatoes and making a curry.
This fry works well with Roti or rice and lunch boxes too.

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Serves : 2-3


Chikkudukaya/Broad beans : 1/2 kg
Turmeric: 1/2 teaspoon
Crushed red chilies: 2 teaspoons
Curry leaves: 1 sprig
Salt to taste

For Tempering:
Chana dal/Senagapappu: 1 tablespoon
Urad dal/Minappappu: 1 tablespoon
Mustard seeds/Aavalu: 1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds/Jeera : 1 teaspoon


Cut the chikkudukaya/broad beans on both edges and string them and break the pods into pieces. Cut the chikkudukaya into 1" pieces.
Heat oil in a pan and add all ingredients listed under for tempering. Fry them for 2 minutes or until they turn golden.
Add chikkudukaya pieces, salt and turmeric. Toss well and close lid.
Cook for 15 -17 minutes or until the beans/chikkudukaya is done.
Open lid and add crushed red chilies and mix well.
Sauté for 2 minutes and turn off the stove.
Serve with rice or Roti.

1 comment:

  1. I love this chikkudukaya kura. So simple and soooo simple.