LIMA BEANS MASALA RECIPE

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I’m a big fan of Arusuvai ithu thani suvai cooking show by Mrs Revathy Shanmugam .  In one of the episodes, she was teaching how to make easy Green Mochai masala, a village style curry prepared with fresh mochai kottai/ Avarai kottai and I really got hooked and gave it a try. The . . . → Read More: LIMA BEANS MASALA RECIPE

Indian Broad Beans Curry

Indian Broad Beans cooked in tangy chunky tomato onion gravy.

English                ~ Broad Beans

Tamil                  ~ Avarakkai

Telugu                ~ Chikkudukaya

Hindi                  ~ Sem

Kannada             ~ Avarekayi

Malayalam          ~ Avara

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Chikkudukaya Kura

Andhra style Indian broad beans curry.  Chikkudu Kaya (Indian Broad Beans) Kura (Curry).

Indian Broad Beans ( Avarakkai in Tamil / Chikkudu kaya in Telugu / Sem in Hindi / Avarekayi in Kannada / Avara in Malayalam )

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Avarakkai Poriyal

Indian Broad Beans ( Avarakkai in Tamil / Chikkudukai in Telugu / Sem in hindi / Avarekayi in Kannada / Avara in Malayalam ) curry made in South Indian style, little baby prawns or salad shrimp  adds a classic homely touch to this dish. This type of broad beans is termed as Naatu avarakkai in tamil, looks thin and broad with soft seeds inside, but the one which we get in US is called seema avarakkai and looks different, long and thick and might take little longer to cook. Sometimes the closest substitute which can be found is Scarlet runner beans. Haven't explored much about this veggie, will keep an eye and update the exact name. Here are some  links from wikipedia, which I found  useful while googling…

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