Sep 2, 2011

Chikkudu Kaya Vepudu ~ Indian Broad Beans Stir Fry

After all the Sravana Masam and Vinayaka Chaviti fun is over I was with a mindset to set the table with this simple and healthy vegetable Indian Broad Beans ( Chikkudu Kaya) stir fry yet elegant and paints your plate green with full of nutrients. Enjoy!

Indian Broad Beans Stir Fry
Indian Broad Beans Stir Fry

Broad Beans - 1 lb
White Onion - 1 medium
Green Chilies - 2 or 3
Garlic - 3 or 4 cloves
Cilantro - 1/4 cup
salt - 2 tsp

Talimpu (Tempering):
Red Chilies - 2
Urad Dal - 1 tbsp
Chana Dal - 1 Tbsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves  - 10

  1. Take out the side veins for all the beans, and cut them into half or 1/3 bite size.
  2. Boil the water and add 1 tsp salt to it. Add the beans to boiling salt water carefully and cook for 15 min.
  3. Now drain the beans and set them side allowing them cool.
  4. Take a non-stick pan and make the Indian Tempering.
  5. Add Green Chili and Garlic to the pan. Once the garlic roasts add the thinly sliced white onions.
  6. Add 1 tsp salt to Onions and Let the onion cook for 5 min (until they become translucent)
  7. Add the beans to the pan and mix them with onions and spices. 
  8. Let it cook by stir frying ( as the beans are boiled), they get cooked in less time. 
  9. Once the bean becomes soft, add Cilantro and simmer for 5 min.
  10. Switch off the Curry and Take the Curry into Serving Bowl and garnish with some more cilantro.

Serve over Hot White Rice and Enjoy all the flavors in this healthy vegetable stir fry.

Take Care until we meet here again


  1. Yummm!!! Thats a simple & delicious sir fry :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. Simply inviting,would love to have with a bowl of rice..

  3. My favourite dear. We had it today only I did not add garlic used red pumpkin! Will try this next time.

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  4. chikudukaya fry is one of my gav....urs looks perfect n deliious.....nics pis too...
    checkout my version too...
    you may like it...

  5. My husband likes simple food and this is one of his fav vegi and I make it almost in a very similar way.

  6. Lovely game is waiting for u at my accept it..

  7. What a beautiful and healthy dish! I bet it's perfect with rice!



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