March 24, 2011

Chikkudu Ginjala Masala ~ Indian Broad Bean Seeds Curry

Papdi Lilva Kurma ~ Chikkudu Vithanala Masala Koora

Ingredients :

Indian Broad bean Seeds : 2 cups
Onions : 2
Tomatoes : 2
Peanuts : 1/2 cup
Coriander Seeds : 1 tbsp
Cloves : 2 or 3
Cinnamon Stick : 1/2 inch piece
Ginger : 1 inch piece
Garlic Cloves : 1 or 2
Cumin Seeds : 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder : 1/4 tsp
Red Chilli Powder to taste
Salt to taste

Method :

Heat a teaspoon of in a skillet. Add and fry the peanuts, cloves, coriander seeds, quarter teaspoon of cumin seeds and cinnamon stick to golden brown color. Switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Bring 2 cups of water to boil. Add the broad bean seeds and salt and cook for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and drain the excess water. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add the chopped onions and fry the till onions are translucent. Let it cool completely. Grind the roasted spices, onions, chopped tomatoes, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste adding with little water. Heat a table spoon of oil in a wok. Add the cumin seeds and let them splutter. Now add the boiled broad bean seeds, ground masala, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric and mix well. Add a cup of water and cook for 10 minutes on low or medium flame. Then add the chopped coriander leaves and serve warm with roti or chapathi.

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  1. Curry looks wonderfully prepared. Very tempting.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  2. wow this is so gud the curry ....sure to try

  3. yummy curry..excellent with roti n rice..

  4. What creamy curry!!! Perfect accompaniment with rice :)

  5. Lovely gravy...I love chikkudu ginjalu,this would be a treat for sure..:)

  6. Wow awesome gravy!!! goes well with roti and rice !!!

  7. very nice curry..perfect compo for rice

  8. Delicious and flavorful curry !

  9. Delicious and tempting click...Absolutely mouthwatering..

  10. Fingerlicking curry,just tempting..

  11. Curry looks awesome and very tempting too..

  12. Chaala Bavundi, Hari.:) My mom makes this and it has been a long time I ate this purely bcuz of my laziness to peel..

  13. Delicious and healthy curry dear,luks yum...

  14. love d gorgeous color..must have tasted divine dear..
    Tasty Appetite

  15. O only make a dry sabzi/poriyal using Indian broad beans. Never tried a curry. Looks tempting!

  16. Never tried this way., sounds interestting and yummy :)

  17. Sounds great, I like all the ingredients you put in!
    Have a nice day!

  18. A delicious curry!! Thx for dropping by Hari n ur lovely comments :) U have a wonderful space here & sure to kp visiting..
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  19. Very tempting curry,nice recipe!

  20. Yummy and flavourful curry...lovely blog...I am happy to follow it...Do visit my space ife time permits...

  21. Hi,
    First time here...
    That looks absolutely delicious!

  22. First time here and u have a lovely collection of recipes... Happy to follow u...
    Thats a lovely curry for rotis...

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  23. Curry luks yummy...I think peanuts will give a added taste..

  24. WOW this curry looks greattt!!

  25. Nice idea to add the peanuts.


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