September 23, 2016

Chikkudukaya - Tomato Kura ( Indian Broad Beans - Tomato Curry)

Today I am posting one simple, quick and healthy receipe "Chikkudukaya - Tomato Curry". There are many variations in Chikkudukaya kura making like chikkudukaya-tomato, chikkudukaya-vankaya, chikkudukaya- potato, chikkudukaya,tomato,potato mixed curry etc..But today I am blogging a very simple and easiest basic  recipe "Chikkudukaya-Tomato Kura".This curry is quite healthy as Chikkudukayalu (Broad Beans) is full of nutrients and full of fibre. Here is the recipe....

Ingredients :
Chikkudukayalu (Indian Broad Beans) :1/2 kg (wash,destring and 
                                                              tear into bite pieces)
Tomatoes                                             :      3-4 finely chopped
Oil                                                         :     3 table spoons
Green Chilli                                          :    1 slit
Turmeric powder                               :    pinch
Salt                                                    :     to taste
Red chilli powder                               : 1 1/2  table spoon (u can
                                                            adjust according to your spice levels)
Dhaniya powder                                 :   1/4 table spoon
Jeera Powder                                     :   1/4 table spoon

For Tempering / Tadka/ Popu :
Chana dal / Senagapappu                                      :   1/2 table spoon
Urad dal  /   minapa pappu                                      :   1/2 table spoon
Mustard seeds/ aavalu                                             :    1/4 table spoon
Cumin seeds / Jeelakarra                                        :    1/4 table spoon
Curry leaves                                                             :    5-6
Fresh coriander leaves                                             :   3-4 table spoons

Procedure :
1. Heat a pan, add oil, then add chana dal, urad dal, mustard seeds,
    cumin seeds.Let them splutter, add curry leaves.
2. Then add green chilli, Chikkudukaya(broad beans) pieces, add
     required amount of salt, turmeric powder and saute them
     till chikkudukayalu cooked and become soft on medium heat 
     about 15 minuites. 
3. Once chikkudukayalu became soft, then add finely chopped
     tomato pieces,add red chilli powder,dhaniya powder, jeera powder, 
     mix well and cover the lid and cook for 10 minuites. 
4. After 10 minuites, turn off the flame and garnish with finely
    chopped fresh coriander leaves. Transfer to serving bowl,
5. Serve it hot with hot steamed rice or chapatis.


  1. Lovely share dear, looking very delicious and healthy. These beans works great on our digestive system and it is said these beans are must in our weekly diet. We call it as val papdi..

    1. Yes Deepa!! It's quite healthy and very easy to make :)


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