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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Avarekalu Kurma - Mochai Korma - Surti papdi lilva Korma

Avarekalu kurma   is a very good accompaniment  for Chapati,roti's, Dosa's and rice.This is an authentic karnataka recipe.Whenever we get this field beans in the market,we make this Gravy. It also goes well with Ragi Mudde, Akki Roti, Rava Roti,dosa's, idli and rice.

Mochai Kurma

 Prep Time : 30  min. 
Cook Time : 25   minutes.
Recipe Category:Sides 
serves  :   4 - 5 . 


Fresh field beans - 2 cup.
onions -2.
Water - 2 + 1/2  cup.
oil - to fry.
salt -to taste.


Soak the Fresh  field beans  for 4 to 5 hrs in water.Then the skin of  Field beans will becomes soft.Then, drain the water, & hold the beans between your hands, & press gently as shown in the picture, outer skin will come out, leaving the inner seed. similarly remove the skin for all seeds.

    To Grind

    cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp.
    coriander seeds - 1/2  tbsp.
    pepper - 1/2 tsp [25-30 seeds].
    fennel  seeds - 15.
    Red chillies - 4 or 5.
    Garlic - 3.
    Pearl  onion - 10.
    coconut - 1/2 cup.

    Saute Everything, by adding a tsp of oil, together in a medium flame, except coconut.When onions turns light Golden brown colour, and also you get nice aroma from spices, switch off the flame, add coconut, give a quick mix, & grind everything into a fine paste by adding water & needed salt.


    • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add cumin seeds, when it sizzles, add onions,saute till onions turns translucent,then add  field beans(avarekalu), saute well for 3 to 4 min, when you get  good aroma  of field beans(Avarekalu),add 2 + 1/2  cups of water .(Adjust water according to consistency).

    • When the field beans became soft, (it takes 8 - 10 minutes to soft, cook it covered for faster cooking) then add ground paste,salt. Mix well.
    • let it boil for few more  minutes,mash the avarekalu slightly with ladle, as shown in the picture, so that it combines well gravy. 

    • Serve hot with Ragi Mudde,roti, chapathi and rice.

    other korma varieties

    Cauliflower korma 

    Mushroom korma  

    pattani korma 

    chick peas korma - kadalai korma