Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans) | How to make Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans)

By Nikhila Umesh  |  8th Nov 2016  |  
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About Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans) Recipe

A seasonal and delicious beans gravy.

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Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans)

Ingredients to make Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans)

  • Ready hyacinth beans/ Avare kaalu 250 gms
  • Grated coconut 1 cup
  • 2 medium sized onion, chopped (1 for frying and 1 for grinding)
  • ginger 1 inch piece
  • garlic 5-6 cloves
  • green chillies, as per spice taste
  • Handful of coriander, finely chopped
  • 1 tomato
  • Few mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves for seasoning
  • turmeric powder 1-2 tsp
  • oil 4-5 tbsp
  • salt according to taste

How to make Avare Kaalu Usli (Hyacinth Beans)

  1. First wash the hyacinth beans and pressure cook it with water to immerse the beans. Pressure cook it till one whistle blows.
  2. Add in the grated coconut, 1 medium sized chopped onion, 1 tomato chopped, 5-6 green chillies, garlic, ginger, coriander and turmeric powder. Add a little water and grind it to a chutney consistency. Then keep it aside.
  3. Add oil to a kadai, once the oil is hot, add in the mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  4. Next add in the chopped onion and fry until the onions turn translucent, then add in the cooked beans. Allow the beans to fry in the oil for 5 minutes.
  5. Now add in the grounded masala and mix it well. Lastly, add salt according to taste and allow the beans to absorb the flavours of the masala.
  6. Enjoy the usli with Akki rotti, Chapathi or Dosas.

My Tip:

We call it benne usli. You can add 2 tbsp butter and 2 tbsp oil for a different taste.

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