Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings)

Nithya Anantham
Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings)
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Bored of your regular muesli, sandwiches, idli/dosa or poha breakfasts? Try this healthy north karnataka style Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings). Avarekalu are hyacinth beans which are rich in calcium and iron. The healthy beans are boiled and mixed with the spiced cream of rice mixture, and then steamed into small balls. It is soft, spicy and the rice rava adds a nice crumbly texture to the dumpling. Serve the Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings) along with South Indian Coconut Chutney for breakfast along with South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe or as an after school snack for the kids.

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Cuisine: Karnataka
Course: South Indian Breakfast
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

10 M

Total in

25 M

Makes:

2 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice rava
  • 1/2 cup Avarekalu / Lilva Beans , boiled
  • 1 Green Chillies , finely chopped
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves , finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings)

  1. To begin making Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings), take a kadai and dry roast the rice rava on a medium heat for about 5 minutes or until fragrant and pour it out on a bowl. Keep aside.

  2. Boil hyacinth beans with a little salt in water until they are cooked well. This will take around 10 minutes. It is better not to use a pressure cooker; use a saucepan to cook the lilva beans since they will retain their shape and wont be mushy.

  3. Drain and keep aside on a plate to cool till handleable. You can reserve the drained water to use for later.

  4. Put the idli steamer on medium heat with a cup water added to it.

  5. Take a bowl, add the dry roasted rice rava, boiled hyacinth beans, chopped curry leaves, chilli, cumin seeds, season with salt and mix well.

  6. To this add 1/2 cup lukewarm water (you can use the stock of water that you cooked the avarekalu in) and mix well. The mixture should be crumbly but should hold the shape if pressed tightly between fingers and palm.

  7. Take a small portion of the mixture, and hold it tightly to form a ball. Likewise, form small balls of kadubu with the rest of the mixture.

  8. Place these kadubu into the steamer, close it with a lid and steam for about 8 minutes on medium high heat or till firm and done.

  9. Serve the Avarekalu Kadubu Recipe (Hyacinth Beans Steamed Dumplings) along with South Indian Coconut Chutney for breakfast along with South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe or as an after school snack for the kids.

Last Modified On Wednesday, 12 February 2020 18:23
     
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