Feb 27, 2013

Hithikavare Hulli / Avarekalu sambhar

Avarekai /Surti Papdi or Flat Lilva beans is all time favourite and  normally made during winter seasons in Indian homes.Enjoy this spicy Avarekalu sambhar .

Avarekai Sambhar/Hithikavare Hulli / Avarekalu sambhar
Avarekai Sambhar


Avarekalu(Lilva beans)- 2 cups
Onions- 1 Cup Chopped 
Tamarind pulp - 5 Tsp
Mustard,Jeera-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves-few
Oil- 2-3 tsp
Rasam pwd-1 tsp

For Masala paste 
Onion -1
Roasted Onion - 2
Red Chillies 6-8
Grated Coconut- 1/2 cup
Corainder Seeds-1/2Tsp
Khus Khus - 1Tsp

Method :

1.Soak avarekayi in water for around 7-8 Hours and remove the outer skin and keep it aside.

2.Grinding-Heat Oil a in a pan and add Red Chillies ,Coriander seeds and fry well ,add little grated coconut and fry for some time.Separately roast onions with skin on the tava.Now grind all the above into thin paste.Also grind coconut and khus khus with water into fine paste since khus khus takes time to grind  do it separately.

3.Cooking-Heat Oil/Ghee in a pan add mustard seeds ,Cumin ,Curry leaves and chopped Onions  and fry.Add the beans and fry for a minute and add the ground paste.,add water .Once beans is cooked well,add Tamarind pulp ,salt and jaggery and salt .Mix well.Allow it to simmer keep stirring and check the consistency.Serve hot with rice/chapati.

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