Sunday, March 6, 2011

Chikadakaya Koora

  • 1 lb Chikadakaya / Indian broad beans ( see picture)
  • 1/2 cup Onions finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Tomatoes chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • 1 clove Garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp Chili powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2 tbsp Chana dal
  • 1 tbsp Urad dal
  • 1/2 cup Roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped
  • Salt to taste

  1. Grind the peanuts to a coarse powder and keep aside.
  2. Wash the beans, remove the ends of the beans and also the string along with it.
  3. Now cut them all into small pieces.
  4. Add this chopped beans in a a pressure cooker.
  5. Add 4 tbsp of water, chili powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  6. Mix well and pressure cook for 1 whistle.
  7. Now heat a kadai or wok.
  8. When hot add oil, add mustard seeds, when they splutter add chana dal and urad dal.
  9. When the dals turn light brown add onions, curry leaves and garlic.
  10. Fry until onions until light brown.
  11. Now add tomatoes and fry until oil leaves the sides.
  12. Now add the cooked beans and fry well on high flame until all water evaporates.
  13. Now add the powdered peanuts and saute it well.
  14. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve as a sidedish with rice and chapati.

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