Avarakkai Podi Curry | Broad Beans Podi Curry | Avarakkai podi thooval

Avarakkai Podi Curry | Broad Beans Curry | Avarakkai Podi thooval 

Avarakkai podi curry / Broad beans curry

Avarakkai podi curry is a delicious, healthy and easy to make traditional South Indian stir fry made with broad beans which is sauteed in special masala podi or powder. This can be had along with sambar,rasam,curd rice and even chapati. Check out the recipe below.


Avarakkai/broad beans -1/2 kg 
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Tamarind extract-1-2 tsp (optional)
Oil -1 Tbsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Urad dal -1 tsp
Red chilli-1 no 
Curry leaves and coriander leaves few

Masala powder (dry roast and powder coarsely)

Bengal gram dal -1 Tbsp
Coriander seeds -2 Tbsps
Cumin seeds-1 tsp
Fennel seeds (sombu)-1 tsp
Red chillies-3 nos
Peppercorns-1/4 tsp
Peanuts-1 Tbsp
Grated coconut-1-2 Tbsps
Asafoetida a pinch

Recipe Video


👉First dry roast the ingredients given under masala powder and powder it coarsely.set aside.

👉Heat oil in a kadai add mustard seeds urad dal curry leaves and allow it to crackle.

👉Add the chopped avarakkai (broad beans) saute for a minute.

👉Add turmeric powder mix well.

👉Sprinkle water close the kadai with lid and cook for 5-7 mins.

👉Once the broad beans is 3/4 th done add a teaspoon of tamarind extract , required salt mix well and close the kadai again and continue to Cook for another 2 -4 mins.

👉Once the beans is cooked, finally add the masala podi little by little mix well (use the required amount).

👉Roast for 2 mins.

👉Garnish with coriander leaves and grated coconut.

Preparation Time-30 mins

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