Aavryachi Bhaji-Avarakkai Poriyal Recipe-Broad Beans Stir Fry
Simple side dish with sauteed broad beans and coconut is a popular stir fry recipe in South India. Minimally spiced this broad beans stir fry goes well with rice or roti for lunch or dinner.
Aavryachi Bhaji or Avarakkai Poriyal is a simple simple stir-fry of field/broad beans. Popularly cooked in Karnataka, field beans are a seasonal delicacy and this bhaji/sabji is a simple way to cook it in a flavourful way to retain maximum nutrition.
Like most other beans, these beans are also high in fiber and protein, making it a healthy option for those fighting diabetes and cholesterol.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Dry Vegetable recipes such as
- 3 cups Avarekai (Broad Beans) , chopped
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 2 tablespoons Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Jaggery , grated
- 1 pinch Asafoetida (hing)
- 1 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Aavryachi Bhaji-Avarakkai Poriyal Recipe-Broad Beans Stir Fry
To begin making the Aavryachi Bhaji/ Avarakkai Poriyal, we will first steam the beans in a steamer. Place the cut beans in the steamer and cook until it is cooked, about 5 minutes.
The next step is to stir fry the beans.
Heat oil in a kadai or a heavy bottomed pan. Add onion and sauté till onion turns pinkish and translucent.
Once the onions have softened, add the green chilies, steamed beans, the coconut, jaggery, salt and asafoetida. Stir well until all the ingredients come together for just about 2 minutes and turn off the heat. Check the salt and adjust to suit your taste.