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Cluster Beans Onion Fry

2 Oct

Goru Chikkudu Ullipaya Vepudu.

Cluster beans / Guar are chopped up and cooked in oil along with spices and chopped onion. Once cluster beans are cooked, it is seasoned with spices. Server cluster beans onion fry with steamed rice.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Cluster Beans Onion Fry.


Cluster Beans 2 Cups Chopped
Onion 1
Coriander Powder 1/4 tsp
Tumeric Powder a big Pinch
Red Chili Powder 1/2 tsp
Salt to Taste


Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Wash, remove little bit of both ends and chop cluster beans into small pieces.
Peel and finely chop the onion.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add cluster beans and onion.
Fry briefly, add few splashes of water and cook covered on very low flame for around 10 minutes or until cluster beans change color and are cooked.
Uncover, fry for couple of minutes and stir in red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Serve cluster beans onion fry with steamed rice.
Notes: Make sure cluster beans are cooked well.

Suggestions: Add a tsp more of oil if necessary while cooking the cluster beans.
Variations: Check other recipes with cluster beans here.
Other Names: Cluster Beans Onion Fry.