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Broadbeans Stir fry

Broadbeans (Avaraikai) Stir fried with spices

Recipe by christy gerald of Dubai, AE

Very tasty side dish to go with sambar and rice. This stirfry requires 6 mins microwave cooking time only. Try at home and enjoy the dish.

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 200 gms Broad beans(Avaraikai)- cleaned and cut finely
    • 1 finely chopped onion
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 finely chopped green chilli
    • few curry leaves
    • few coriander leaves
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 2 tbsp water
    • 2 tsp refined oil(optional)
    • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds(optional)
    • 1/2 tsp split urad dhal(optional)
    • 2 whole red chillies(optional)
    • 2 tsp grated coconut(optional)


    1. Take a microwave bowl,mix chopped onions,finely cut Avaraikai,cumin seeds, chopped green chilli, curry leaves, coriander leaves and salt so that this is evenly spread.
    2. Sprinkle 2 tbsp water over it.
    3. Microwave on High for 3 mins.
    4. Take the bowl out.
    5. Put oil,mustard seeds,split urad dhal and red chillies in another microwave bowl. Microwave on High for a min and add this to the Avaraikai bowl with grated coconut, mix well and Microwave on High for 2 more mins.
    6. Take that out and serve this tasty Broad Beans-Avaraikai Stirfry with sambar and rice.


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