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Broad Beans Stir Fry
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Broad Beans Stir Fry Recipe | Avarakkai Poriyal

Broad Beans Stir Fry is a delicious lunch side dish cooked with coconut. is one vegetable that can be cooked so easily and is really healthy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: TamilNadu
Servings: 4
Author: sharmila kingsly


  • Pan or Kadai


  • Broad Beans / Avarakai – ¼ kg or 250 gms
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds – ½ tsp
  • Urad Dal – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – a spring
  • Onion – 1
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin Seeds Powder – ½ tsp Optional
  • Salt as needed
  • Water – 3 tbsp
  • Grated Coconut – ¼ cup


  • Heat a pan with oil, once its hot add in the mustard seeds let it splutter, and then add in the Cumin seeds, Urad Dal, Next add in the curry leaves, and then onion. Saute till the onions turn glossy.
  • Slice the broad beans lengthwise and keep it ready. Once the onions are cooked add in the broad beans.
  • Saute for few mins at a low flame and then add in the turmeric powder, Chilli powder, and required salt.
  • Finally add in the Cumin seeds powder if using and mix well. Cook for a min and then add n the water.
  • Mix well and then cover cook at a low flame until the broad beans are fully cooked.
  • Finally garnish with grated coconut and switch off the flame. Mix well and serve hot with Rice.
  • Notes:


· Serve hot, with Rice and Sambar.
· Don’t reduce the coconut as it gives a nice flavor to the dish.
· Make sure you don’t burn as we add less water and cooking.
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