Broad Beans / Avarakai Kolambu


Broad Beans / Avarakai – 150 gms (cut into small pieces)
Onion – 1 (chop it lengthwise)
Tomato – 2 (finely chopped)
Kolambu Podi – 4 tsp
Tamarind Water – 10 tsp or as u need
Curry Leaves – few
Asafoetodia – 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds – 2 tsp
Salt – to taste
Cooking Oil

Service For: 3 People
Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Instructions:

Heat Oil in a pressure cooker and add mustard seeds and allow it to splutter. Add chopped onions in it and stir fry it till it turns golden brown. Now add chopped tomatoes and curry leaves to it and stir fry it for a while until the tomato is crushed well.

Now add Kolambu podi and asafoetodia with required amount of water and stir it well without forming any lumps. Add tamarind water and chopped broad beans and salt to it and close the lid of the cooker. Let it cook for a while until the broad beans boil or else wait for 3 whistles.

Open the cooker after pressure is completely reduced and serve it with hot rice.

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