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Cluster Beans Gravy Curry

11 Oct

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Cluster Beans Gravy Curry.

Onion is ground into paste and mixed with spices for a gravy. Cluster beans are chopped up and cooked in the onion spice gravy till cooked. Serve cluster beans gravy curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 4 Servings of Cluster Beans Gravy Curry

Ingredients:

Cluster Beans 2 Cups Chopped
Onion 1 Large
Dry Coconut (Grated) 1 Tbsp
Dalia / Roasted Gram 2 Tbsps
Coriander Seeds Powder 1 tsp
Garlic 1 Clove
Jaggery 1 Tbsp
Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Peel and roughly chop the onion.
Wash, remove little bit of both ends and chop cluster beans into small pieces.
Grind dry coconut, dalia, coriander seeds, garlic, jaggery, red chili powder and salt into powder using a grinder.
Then add the chopped onion and water and grind again into smooth paste.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add ground onion mixture and few tablespoons of water if necessary.
Then stir in chopped cluster beans and cook covered on low flame till cluster beans are cooked.
Uncover and adjust the consistency with water if necessary.
Serve cluster beans gravy curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure cluster beans are cooked well before removing from heat.

Suggestions: Adjust spice with red chili powder.
Variations: Check other variations with cluster beans here.
Other Names: Cluster Beans Gravy Curry.