Dec 18, 2015

Goru Chikkudu Vepudu ~ Guvar Beans Stir Fry

This is a simple Guvar Beans ( Goru Chikkudu) fry recipe made with Coconut, Garlic and Red Chili Masala which is pretty popular in South Indian Kitchens ( esp Andhra regions). For this recipe, you have to make this masala fresh to get that authentic taste, if you don't have fresh coconut handy you can compromise with dry coconut powder as well. Fresh coconut gives creamy flavor while subtle the garlic and red chili spices in this stir-fry, this tastes so good when you serve with White Rice. This recipe got pretty popular at the dinner table during our recent gathering, so I am saving the recipe for future. Here is the recipe for you, Njoy!

Goru Chikkudu ( Guvar Beans) - 1/2 kg
Onion - 1/2
Green Chili - 2
Red Chili - 2
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Chana Dal - 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Curry Leaves - 5
Salt - 1 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 2 Tbsp
Cilantro - 1 tbsp ( for garnish)

For Masala:
Fresh Coconut Pieces - 1/4 cup
Red Chili - 2
Garlic - 5 cloves

Preparatory Steps:
  • Wash Guvar Beans under luke warm water and remove the edges & side vines from both sides as much as you can. Break the beans into 1 inch length pieces (each bean can be broken into 3 pieces approx.) and steam them in pressure cooker for 1 whistle. or Boil them in hot water for 15 min or until they become tender. 
  • Chop Onions and Green Chili into thin long slices to match the length of guvar beans pieces.
  • Grind everything under Masala section in a small mixie jar into fine powder. this masala will be little wet and moist because we are using fresh coconut. 
  1. Heat non-stick pan, add Oil to it. Once oil is hot, add Red Chili, Chana Dal, Urad Dal,  as lentils start browning, add cumin seeds and mustard seeds. Notice, mustard starts spluttering then add Curry Leaves carefully. that completes tempering. 
  2. Add thinly sliced onions and green chili to the pan and mix with tempering. Saute onion along with tempering for 2 min. Add salt and coriander powder to onions and saute for another 3 min, until raw smell of onions goes away. 
  3. Now add steamed Goru Chikkudu / Guvar Beans pieces to the pan and mix with onions. Saute for 5 minutes until beans starts wilting and fried. 
  4. Now add ground masala to the pan and mix it with beans gently. Turn the heat to medium and saute for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust salt and other seasonings. Make sure the masala is cooked properly along with Beans.  Finally top with Cilantro and Switch off the stove and transfer the Fry to Serving bowl and enjoy with Hot White Rice. 

Some More South Indian Stir-fry Recipes you might like:

will be back with another simple South Indian recipe
Happy Cooking until then

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