Cluster Beans also called Gorchikudukaya or Mattikaya in Telugu . Also called Chawlikay in Kannada, Gavar in Hindi and Kotthavarangaa in Tamil, this vegetable is easily available in most parts of India. This is also easily available in our Indian stores.

Ingredients:-

Cluster Beans ,snip the ends,chop fine.
1 cup toor dal
1 onion, chopped
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
2 tbsp Tamarind Pulp
7-8 curry leaves
2 pinch Hing
1/2 tsp Chilli Powder
1/2 tsp sugar or jaggery
2 tsp Sambar Powder home made
1/4 tsp Fengureek seeds
2 tbsp oil
Salt to taste
Coriander for garnishing




Method:-

1.Wash and cook toor dal in pressure cooker with sufficient water with turmeric and keep it aside.
2. Snip of the ends of cluster beans, wash and chop fine.
3. Open the cooker,strain the water on top,(keep this aside and add lastly to the sambar if too thick)and mash the dal well with the round end of a ladle.
4. Heat oil in a cooker,keeping the flame medium, splutter fengureek seeds ,mustard seeds ,cumin seeds and brown the urad dal . Add hing. Immediately add the onions , sauteing continuously.Add the curry leaves.
5. Add sambar powder,chilli powder, salt ,sugar,cooked dal ,Cluster beans , Tamarind pulp and close the lid of cooker and cook till 2 whistles.
6. Check salt and the consistency of the sambar,as it should not be too thick or too watery.
7. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve hot with rice.

23 Comments:

  1. easycrafts said...
    Nice dish...have to try out this
    vandana rajesh said...
    yummy sambhar sireesha
    sowmya said...
    looks nice..will try this way now..
    notyet100 said...
    cluster bean i guess is same as boro,..didnt knw it can be used in sambhar too,..nice recipe,,thnks for sharin,..btw hows ur weekend,..
    Purva Desai said...
    It looks really tempting....
    My hubby loves beans as well as sambhar.....he will love this combo for sure...
    thanks for sharing
    SriLekha said...
    i too prepare it in same way!
    Cham said...
    Never did sambar with cluster beans,Nice idea & looks yummy Sireecha :)
    Reviewer said...
    Looks yummylicious :)
    rekhas kitchen said...
    hmmm cluster beans sambar inever try this willtry now
    Madhavi said...
    Very nice recipe, sambar look delicious !!!!
    Anisheetu said...
    Nice one looking really nice...
    Purva Desai said...
    Wishing you Happy Friendship Day :)
    Purva Desai said...
    Wishing you Happy Friendship Day :)
    Sanhita said...
    Hi...yummy sambar...thanks for wishing me...wish u a happy friendship day too...
    Trupti said...
    Sambar Looks very delicious Sireesha..

    Wishing You Happy Friendship Day !!
    Trupti said...
    Happy Firendship Day !!

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    Asha said...
    Thanks, happy friendship day to you too Sireesha. Have a wonderful weekend.Hugs to you!:))

    Sambhar looks yum.
    Sukanya Ramkumar said...
    Hi...
    That was a Yummy sambar. Looks so good. Nice pictures. Never tried this before.
    Sujatha said...
    Thats a yummy looking sambar, Sireesha!

    Thanks for your friendship day wishes, dear Sireesha! And Happy friendship day to you too.. :)
    ramya said...
    yummy and delicious sambar
    Suma Rajesh said...
    wish u the sSXZame sireesha.. :)..
    Cham said...
    Happy Friendship Day! Merci Sireesha! :)
    Myviews said...
    yummy and delicious sambar.i too prepare it in same way!Wishing you Happy Friendship Day :)

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