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Broad Bean Vegetable (lobia)

Cuisine: Indian
Courses: Starters and appetizers
Serves: 1 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup 160g / 5.6ozFresh shelled broad beans
1   Curry leaves
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander leaves chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGinger
1/2   Tomato chopped
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlMustard & cumin seeds
1/2 cup 118mlFresh curds
1 teaspoon 5mlRed chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlDhania powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlTurmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlGaram masala
2   Asafoetida - (2 to 3)
  Salt to taste
1 teaspoon 5mlSugar
  Lemon juice to taste
1 tablespoon 15mlOil

Recipe Instructions

Boil beans in water to which a pinch of soda bicarb is added, till cooked.

Drain, hold under running water in colander, keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add seeds, asafoetida, allow to splutter.

Add chillies, ginger, curry leaves, tomato, stir fry 2 minutes.

Mix all dry masalas (including salt) in 1/2 cup water to a paste.

Add to pan, stir till oil separates.

Add beaten curds, stir continuously, till gravy gets thick and oil


Add beans, sugar, stir. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, till gravy becomes thick


Add coriander, stir. Serve hot.

Note: You may used the dehydrated lobia available in stores. Soak

overnight, pressure cook, proceed as above. Also, instead of boiling, you

may microwave for 3-4 minutes, stirring once. Cook covered, after

sprinkling some salt and water. Wash under running cold water and drain,

before adding to masala.

Making time: 20 minutes (excluding boiling time)

Makes: 3 servings

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