Cluster Bean Fry

5 from 1 vote

Cluster beans is a very healthy and nutritious vegetable with many health benefits. Cluster beans fry is an easy and quick South Indian style recipe prepared with cluster beans and few simple spices which can be easily sourced and which
We use daily in our everyday cooking. This is a great side dish for your meals. A soulful dish which you will find in every South India household.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Recipe Taste Salty, Spicy
Servings 3


  • 200 gm Cluster beans
  • 1 tbsp Urad dal
  • 1 tbsp Gram dal
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seed
  • ½ teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 Red dry chili break into pieces
  • 1 Onion medium finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chilly powder
  • Water as required
  • Coriander leaves chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  • Bowl water in a pan. When it starts to boil add the cluster beans and cook for around 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let it stand for 2 mins. Drain the water and keep aside.
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  • In a pan heat oil. Add the gram dal and the urad dal. Sauté till it starts to change the colour.
  • Add the cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves and let it crackle.
  • Add the red chilly and onion and sauté till onion turns soft. Add turmeric powder and chilly powder and sauté for a min.
  • Add salt and the cooked beans and mix well. Cover the pan and cook in medium heat stirring in between for about 5-7 mins.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, mix well and take off the heat.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 145 kcal | Carbohydrates: 17 g | Protein: 5 g | Fat: 10 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6 g | Trans Fat: 0.04 g | Sodium: 15 mg | Potassium: 139 mg | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 2 g | Vitamin A: 243 IU | Vitamin C: 49 mg | Calcium: 114 mg | Iron: 2 mg

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Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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