Broad Beans Fry | Chikkudikaya Vepudu | Bakala Fry

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Chikkudikaya fry

Broad beans are a good source of fiber and protein. This fry is easy and quick to prepare. This fry tastes good with rice, roti, pulka and chapatis. 

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Serves: 2-3
Course: Main


Broad beans (chikkudikayalu, bakala): 250 grams
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Bengal gram (senaga pappu): 1 tbsp, urad dal (minapappu): 1/2 tbsp, dry red chilly (endumirapa): 1, mustard seeds (aavalu): 1/2 tbsp, cumin seeds (jeelakarra): 1 tbsp, garlic pods (velulli rebbalu): 2 or 3

Curry leaves (karivepaku): few
curry leaves

Turmeric powder (pasupu): 1/2 tbsp

Red chilly powder (kaaram): 1 tbsp

Salt (uppu): As per taste

Water : 2 glasses (1 glass measurement 250 ml)


Step 1: Wash and strain the beans. Split each bean into three pieces (check to make sure worms are not present). Soak them in water with added salt for minimum 10 minutes so that pesticides and dirt are removed
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Step 2: Boil broad beans in 2 glasses of plain water set at medium flame. Let it cook without closing the lid for 10 minutes. They should not become too soft, just half cooked.
Note: If we cook in a pressure cooker there will be a chance of over cooked. Adding salt in water will change the broad beans natural color
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Step 3: Once cooked, strain the water
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Step 4: Heat 2 tbsp oil, stir and fry spices one by one with one second gap in medium flame
Add bengal gram, dry red chilly
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Then 2 garlic pods, urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds (one after another)
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Step 5: When mustard seeds start crackling sound, add curry leaves
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Step 6: Add turmeric powder and salt to it
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Step 7: Add and mix boiled broad beans to it. Saute (fry) them for 30 seconds in medium flame
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Step 8: Add red chilly powder and mix once. Saute (fry) for a minute in medium flame
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Turn off the flame and serve hot with rice, pulka, roti :)
broad beans fry

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