Cluster beans is a very healthy and nutritious vegerable 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.
Cluster beans - 200 gms
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Gram dal - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - Â½ tsp
Mustard Seeds - Â½ tsp
Red dry chilly - 1 break into pieces
Onion - 1 medium finely chopped
Turmeric powder - Â½ tsp
Oil - 2 tbsp
Chilly powder - 1 tsp
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.
In a pan heat oil. Add the gram dal and the urad dal. Saute 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 saute till onion turns soft. Add turmeric powder and chilly powder and saute 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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