Chikkudukaya – Tomato Iguru (Indian broad beans curry)Mar 8th, 2009 | By Sowjanya | Category: All Recipes, Curries & Gravies, Veg - Recipes
There are times, when the days are pretty hectic and I crave for the comforts of a home cooked meal. This is one of the currys I turn out to. Absolutely delicious, filled with loads of fibre, these cute little greens are sure to sooth your soul. Above all, its EASY to cook. What else could you ask for after a long day at work. Try this out!
250 gms Chikkudukaya (about 30)
3 medium sized onions (about 2 cups of chopped onions)
5 green chillies (finely chopped)
2 twigs of curry leaves
1/2 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1/2 tbsp mustard seeds (avalu)
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
6 ripe tomatoes (about 2 cups of tomatoes cut into chunks)
1/2 tsp of chilly powder
a few coriander leaves for garnish
salt to taste
Heat oil in a kadhai/pan, lower the flame and add cumin,mustard seeds. When the seeds start to splutter, add curry leaves, green chillies, turmeric and fry for about 30 seconds. Throw in the chopped onions. Add salt and fry till onions turn soft and turn to light brown.
Throw in the tomatoes, cover and cook till the tomatoes are soft (about 5 mts) on medium flame. Adjust salt, chilly powder. Uncover and cook on high flame for about 3 mts. Switch of the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed white rice and papad.