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Potato and Beans curry


It is my version of this delicious Andhra cuisine. Perfect as a side dish for Chapattis. It can also be made into a Frankie with this stuffing as a light lunch for you kids in school. Just omit the chillies in that case.

Ingredients vegetarian 2 servings

    • 250 gms. beans, chopped in half
    • 2 med. potatoes, cleaned and skin removed
    • 1 onion, chopped
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 1" ginger, chopped
    • few curry leaves
    • 1 tomato, chopped
    • 1 tsp. chilli powder
    • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp. sambar powder
    • salt to taste
    • 2 tbsp. oil
    • 1 tsp. mustard seeds
    • 1 tsp. urad dal
    • 1 tbsp. chana dal
    • 1 tbsp. coriander leaves, chopped


    1. Boil the beans and the potatoes with 2 cups of water in the pressure cooker. Drain, mash the potatoes slightly and keep aside.
    2. Heat oil in a pan and temper with the mustard seeds, curry lravrs, urad and chana dal.
    3. Then add the onions, ginger and garlic and saute till light brown. Add the tomatoes and continue to fry till it is well mashed.
    4. Add the boiled beans and potatoes, salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder and the sambar powder. Fry for 2-3 minutes till it is well mixed.
    5. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves.