Aug 8, 2013

Hurlikayi Matodi Palya / Green Beans Palya with lentils

Hurlikayi Matodi Palya /Matwadi palya (Green beans with lentils) is a South Indian speciality. A side dish for chapati made  with a ground mix of lentils (chana dal) coconut and spices.It is tasty and spicy.

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Hurlikayi Matodi Palya
Green Beans / Hurlikayi-1 cup finely chopped
Channa Daal- 1/2 cup  (soaked)
Fresh grated Coconut- 2 Tbsp
Red Chilies- 6-8
Jeera/Cumin- 1 Tsp
Mustard- 1/2 Tsp
Chana dal-1/2 tsp
Urad Dal-1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- few
Turmeric Powder- pinch
Salt- to taste
Oil- 3 Tbsp
Method-In a kadai,heat oil,add mustard,jeera,once done ,add chana dal,urad dal,hing,curry leaves,turmeric ,saute once done, add the green beans and fry well.Meanwhile grind the Channa Daal, coconut, chilies, jeera, hing in a blender to make a course paste.Once the beans are done,add the ground paste and mix well,simmer on low heat ,keep stirring in between till the sabzi/palya is dry and blended well.Serve this matodi palya / paruppu usli hot with chapati or rasam rice.

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  1. I haven't seen such combination of chana dal. The green bean added taste and value to food. I am having variety of best Indian food recipes and doing new combinations every now and then.

    1. Thanks for the wonderful feedback!!

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