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(Avarekai=Surti papdi lilva/flat beans)
This is a yummy curry during the Avarekai season.(Note Avarekai is available frozen as well)

  • Avarekai seeds- about 250 gms(needs to be boiled before,add a pinch of salt while boiling)
  • 1 onion
  • little oil
  • salt
  • For grinding:
  • Dhania - 2 Tsp
  • Red chillies-5-6
  • khus khus(gasagase)
  • cinnamon-1/2 spoon
  • cloves-2 or 3
  • Ginger paste - 1 Teaspoon
  • shredded coconut-1  cup
  • onion- 1 small onion
  • garlic paste -(1/2-1)tsp
  • tomato-1
  • turmeric
How to Make:
  • Fry Dhania and red chillies.
  • Add all the ingredients above for grinding and grind it to a smooth paste.keep it aside.
  • Take a kadai.Add  tsp oil to it and add mustard seeds.After it sputters,add nicely chopped onion and let it turn golden brown.
  •  Add boiled avarekai seeds to the above  and add salt. 
  • Pour the grinded mixture to the kadai and mix everything.Let it boil for sometime so that the masala is absorbed by the avarekai seeds.
  • Garnish with tomato and coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot!Makes a yummy side dish for chapathis/rotis:)
Preparation Time: 45 mins


  1. Tried it nice recipe,
    But the sagu wasnt green in the end, goot the color of tomato

  2. its too good, i tried it


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