Fresh Beans Fry

11 Jul

Chikkudu Kaya Iguru


Fresh Flat Green Beans 15-20
Roasted  bengal gram powder 1-2 tbsps
Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Urad dal 1 tsp
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove ends and chop flat beans 1 inch long.
Bring to boil 1 cup of water.
Add chopped beans and a pinch of salt.
Cook on medium high heat until beans become tender.
Alternatively, steam the beans with the help of steamer.

Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds, urad dal and cumin seeds.
When seeds start to splutter, add boiled beans.
Saute for a minute or two until all the water evapourates.
Sprinkle dalva powder an mix thoroughly.
Serve with rice or roti.

Notes: Substitute flat beans with any kind if required.

10 Responses to “Fresh Beans Fry”

  1. Lata July 11, 2007 at 8:41 am #

    I don’t find chikkudukaya here. I love cooking that with onion and tomato and potato. But I never tried that this way.

  2. priya dilip July 11, 2007 at 10:56 am #

    Ur photographs are always awsome.. To my eyes they look very cultural.. dont know if my description makes any sense.. found ur blog a couple of months ago and i dont remember if told u this before.. Colorful n cultural n lovely_to_look_at photographs…

  3. Asha July 11, 2007 at 11:25 am #

    I grew some flat beans this year, but didn’t get much.Dish looks delicious Anusha.I love the red and green color combo!:))

  4. Jyothi July 11, 2007 at 9:21 pm #

    Hi Raji, really very tasty dish. Looks tempting. I love this dish very much. Thanks for sharing.

  5. Cinnamon July 12, 2007 at 4:12 am #

    Hi, simple, yet tasty looking dish. A very nice picture too!!

  6. cc.johnson:mumbai July 12, 2007 at 7:37 am #

    Rajji fresh grated coconut is a must for this come u omitted it…

  7. anusharaji July 12, 2007 at 7:41 am #

    @lata sometimes i find them in indian groceries.
    i love the combo with onion and tomato but never used potato with beans.
    @priya dilip thx a lot 🙂 u made my day 😉
    @asha cool…i wish i can do the same
    @jyothi thx a bunch.
    @cinnamon thx 🙂 n it sure is tasty.
    @cc.johnson:mumbai i didnt know that!
    all my family members make this version. right from my granma
    grated coconut looks good though. gives it a sweet fresh texture.


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