Thursday, September 23, 2010

Beans & Roasted Gram Curry N Beans Pakodi Kura

Last week, i was cooking many Arabic foods since this cuisine was new and completely an adventure for me to try out many dishes from their cuisine..Finally am back with our Indian dishes, hope i didnt bored my friends by putting on my cooking adventures with Arabic foods..I tried out two dishes with french green beans which turned out fabulous, one is from Shabitha's Beans N Roasted Gram Curry which was quite an interesting and different curry which i never thought or prepared along with roasted gram..I usually go for moongdal to make curries with french beans and Shabitha went for roasted gram (pottukadalai) in her beans curry and i tried out yesterday for our lunch and served along with sambar and rasam rice..Thanks a lot Shabitha for sharing this interesting curry we loved it..The second beans dish was Beans pakodi kura, i have bookmarked this kura at Sailu's Beans Pakodi Kura/French Beans Fritters Stir fry since a long and two days back i tried out this stir fry, this curry is prepared with a beans fritters and then tempered with onions and spices as stir fry, very delicious side dish to enjoy along with any sort of rice..we enjoyed along with vegetable fried rice, both together turned out our lunch prefect and we loved it, Thanks to Sailu for sharing this delicious and interesting stir fry with us..Sending these both beans dishes to Nupur's BB7-The Iron Chef...

Beans & Roasted Gram Curry:
Beans Curry With Roasted Gram

2cups Beans (chopped)
1no Onion (chopped)
1/2cup Roasted gram (pottukadalai)
1/2tsp Chilly powder
1/4tsp Turmeric powder
1tsp Urad dal & Mustard seeds
Salt
Oil
Few curry leaves

Heat oil, let splutters the mustard seeds and urad dal, add the chopped onions, curry leaves and saute until the onions turns transculent, now add the chopped beans, salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder and saute for a while, add some water and cook the veggies until they get well cooked, meanwhile grind the roasted gram as coarse powder, add this coarse gram powder to the cooked veggies, give a stir and cook for few seconds, put off the stove..

Serve hot as side dish..

Beans Pakodi Kura/Beans Fritters Stir-fry:
Beans Pakodi Kura

2cups Beans (cut as small bites)
1tbsp Corn flour
2tbsp Gram flour/Besan
1/4tsp Red chilly powder
1/2tsp Ginger garlic paste
Salt

For Seasoning:
1no Onion (finely chopped)
1tsp Garlic (minced)
1/2tsp Ginger (minced)
Few curry leaves
2nos Green chillies (finely chopped)
1/4tsp Red chilly powder
3/4tsp Coriander powder

Take the corn flour, besan flour, ginger garlic paste,salt and red chilly powder along with beans, sprinkle few water and combine everything well until the beans get coated..Heat the oil for deep frying, slowly drop the flours coated beans into the oil and deep fry until they turns golden brown..

In an another pan, heat some oil, add the minced ginger and mince garlic, green chillies and curry leaves, fry for few minutes, add the chopped onion and saute for few minutes, now add the bean fritters to the onions, stir fry in high flame for few seconds, add immediately the red chilly powder, coriander powder and salt (as per need), toss everything gently and cook for few minutes in high and put off the stove..

Enjoy as side dish with any sort of rice dishes..

40 comments:

  1. Both are new to me Priya,lovely recipes!

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  2. very good recipe, very interesting!

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  3. love the beans fritters stir fry dish sushma. Maa sometimes make a similar type of dish with fish roe fritters. looks tempting.

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  4. the fritters would be perfect with a cuppa tea

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  5. both the dishes looks delicious and very healthy..

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  6. Slurp! Two appetizing dishes in one post! Very yummy!

    Nandini's Food Page

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  7. Loved the second picture! Good your family is willing to try out so many new cuisines!

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  8. wow..too tempting with appetizing clicks..

    Tasty Appetite

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  9. Hey the curry looks very simple and tasty. Nice recipe.

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  10. yummy evergreen recipes!...similar to what is made at my home too!!!

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  11. Love the beans pakodi curry..Looks so tempting..

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  12. I just love trying out new cuisines! You did a fabulous job, they sound delicious! =)

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  13. Both recipes using Beans looks so yummy!

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  14. Both thr recipes look delicious! I love beans fry :-)

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  15. love the fritters.really mouthwatering!

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  16. Beans are packed with fiber and I love you choices or preparations.

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  17. Both are unique recipes..never tried fitters with beans..sounds so good

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  18. Very very tempting bean dishes..loving the fritters..yum yum!

    US Masala

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  19. Wow.. this recipe looks amazing! Thanks for sharing.

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  20. U always cook very creative priya..both recipes are new to me..sounds & looks yum!

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  21. Both dishes looks delicious and beans fritters looks crispy

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  22. Hey Priya..that is so sweet of you to try two of my dishes for the event. I felt happy like I received some big award. Loved the beans fritters stir fry !!

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  23. Wonderful Combo dear. Looks very inviting.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  24. Both your dishes sound delicious. The color in your second photo is really wonderful. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  25. Both dishes look interesting and yummy

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  26. 2 ரெசிபிகளும் சூப்பர்ர்..

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