Simple Flat Green Beans Curry

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I am sharing the recipe for a simple flat green beans curry, known as chikkudikaya koora in Telugu or Sem ki sabji in Hindi. Moreover it is a simple yet gratifying curry.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time20 minutes
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Andhra
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 2 cup Broad Beans flat broken into
  • 1 cup Capsicum chopped into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 to Tomato chopped into medium pieces
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds or jeera jeera
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds or jeera jeera
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric or haldi haldi
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Boil flat broad beans and keep aside. Heat oil in a wok/kadhai. Add jeera and mustard seeds. Let the mustard seeds splutter. Add the chilli powder and stir well. Based on your preference for spiciness you may add chilli powder accordingly.
  • Please be mindful that capsicum will contribute a slight spiciness to this dish. Now, add capsicum pieces and turmeric. Stir well for a minute. Add tomato pieces and saute for a minute or two.
  • To this add, the boiled flat broad beans and salt. Mix well for a few minutes. Put off the heat. Savor this ‘hearty’ curry with hot rice!

Recipe Notes

The flavors of flat green beans, capsicum and tomato take center stage in this signature creation of my mother-in-law. And is one side dishe that adds substance and heft to the everyday bland rice.

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Aparna Parinam
Aparna Parinam

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