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Chikkudukaya Vepudu/Valor beans Fry

Today I made another of my all time favorite - Chikkudukaya Iguru. I bet there will not be one person from Andhra pradesh  who does not know this curry. This is one of the most simple and quick recipes that can be made in no time...
Give it a try and see for yourself that how simple, quick and Yum this recipe is!!
Ingredients
1 lb Valor beans/Indian broad beans(chikkudukayalu)(String the beans and cut them into 1 inch sized pieces)
2 cloves Garlic
2 dried red chillies
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
Salt per taste
1 1/2 tbsp Oil
For Tempering
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp Chana dal
Couple of pinches of hing/Asafoetida(Inguva)
5 to 6 Curry leaves
Method
Fill a big pot with water and bring it to a boil. Add generous amount of salt and the valor beans and let the beans cook till they are tender(approximately 15 to 30 minutes depending on toughness of the skin). Drain the water and set the beans aside.
Crush the garlic pods and set aside. Heat oil in a pan. Add the tempering ingredients and let them splutter. Break the red chillies into small pieces and add them to pan. Add garlic and cumin seeds as well. Let them fry for couple of seconds. Now add in the valor beans and give it a good gentle toss. Let the valor beans fry for 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle little salt(may be a small pinch) and red chilli powder. Check and adjust the seasonings. Turn off the heat.

Serve valor beans fry with hot steamed white rice or brown rice.
Note
Add generous amount of salt to the boiling water as the salt will be absorbed by the beans while boiling. You can taste the water after adding salt and the water should not be too salty or too bland.

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