Friday, November 13, 2009

LILVA BEANS TOMATO GRAVY

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Frozen lilva beans-1 1/2 cup
  2. Onion chopped-1 medium
  3. Tomatoes medium chopped-3
  4. Kasuri methi-1/2 teaspoon
  5. Yogurt-2 table spoons
  6. Salt-to taste
  7. Oil-1 table spoon
  8. Cumin and mustard - 1 teaspoon
  9. Curry leaves-10
  10. Turmerc-1/4Th teaspoon

NGREDENTS FOR MASALA PASTE

  1. cinnamon stick-small stIck
  2. Cloves-4
  3. Red chili powder-1 teaspoon
  4. Dhaniya powder-1 1/2 teaspoon
  5. garlic pods-2
  6. Fresh coconut grated-2 table spoons
  7. Roasted chanadal/puttukadala-2 teaspoons



METHOD:
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  1. Pressure cook lilva beans along with salt and water and cook till soft
  2. Make masala paste by adding some water
  3. Heat oil in a pan, and make seasoning
  4. add kasuri methi and fry and add onions and beans
  5. fry well and add tomatoes and some water
  6. Cook till tomatoes releases juices and softens
  7. now add masala paste and cook for few minutes on low flame
  8. Add 2 table spoons of curd and cook more for 10 minutes
  9. Serve hot with pulav or rice or pulka