Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Chikkudukaya Iguru or Val Papdi Curry


           Frozen veges r always comes handy. so do store them in freezer for quick version of this curry.

Ingredients:

Chikkudukaya pieces/ Val Papdi frozen pack - 310 g (add this to microwave bowl, no need to wash. Microwave for 5-8 mins, throw the excess water which came)

Oil - 4 tbsp

Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few sprigs torn to pieces
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp

Onion - 2 large (grind coarsely in mixie jar, n remove excess water by squeezing, read the tips)

Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Salt to taste (add little)

Chicken masala Powder - 1 tsp (refer bottom of the page)

Coriander leaves (chopped) - handful

Proceed:

Heat medium nonstick pan, add oil once hot on low heat add gg paste, cover immediately as it will splatter, then curry leaves n turmeric. once gg paste slightly fried add onion paste stir n cover n cook for 5 mins., stirring in between.

Add chilli powder n salt (reduce salt as beans eat little :-) )

Add cooked chikkudu pieces/ val papdi stir well. cover n simm for 5 mins.

Add chopped coriander leaves n masala powder mix well n simm away for 5 mins. by now beans will be cooked. switch off n keep it covered for few mins.

Serve with Tomato Saar, Rice n Yoghurt on side.


Chicken Masala Powder (no need to roast the spices) :-

6 tsp Coriander seeds, 2 tsp Poppyseeds, 10 Cloves, 8 Cardamom, Cinnamon stick 2 inch - grind these in to powder using coffee grinder. Remaining powder keep it closed, in airtight container or use for other recipes which I have used in earlier posts.

Tip:

When I grind onion into coarse paste I keep it in those round tiffin box, n tilt the dish so the water will come on one side. once u feel all the water came out then throw that water n use.

Note:

No need of adding water while cooking.

This curry tastes just like fish fry.


Meaning:

Chikkudukaya/ Val Papdi/ Indian Broad Bean

© 2018 by Rajani Rayudu

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