Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi Recipe - Cluster Beans With Peanut
Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi is a simple yummy cluster beans recipe where cooked cluster bean is tossed in a roasted peanut and garlic masala.
Goruchikkudu Kaya which is the name for cluster beans in Telugu is a healthy and nutritious legume. It is known as Gavar in hindi, Kothavarangai in Tamil. It is a popular vegetable and goes well with both rice and roti.
Cluster beans have many healthy benefits. It has very high amount of folic acid, calcium, vitamin K, making it a super food during pregnancy. Hypoglycemic properties of cluster beans help in soothing nerves and controlling your diabetes.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Beans Recipes such as:
- 250 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans) , chopped
- 3/4 cup Peanuts , roasted
- 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder
- 3 cloves Garlic , roughly chopped
- 1 tablespoon Sunflower Oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi Recipe - Cluster Beans With Peanut
To begin making the Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi Recipe, first wash and chop cluster beans and keep aside.
Heat a thick bottom pan and if you are using whole peanuts with the husk then roast the peanuts on medium flame until the peanuts turn golden brown. This will take about 10 minutes.
Cool, remove skin and transfer to a grinder. You can also use store bought roasted peanuts.
Along with the peanuts, add the garlic, chilli powder and salt and blend to make a coarse powder. Keep this roasted peanut podi / powder by the side.
Heat oil in a Kadai or wok and add the cluster beans. Sprinkle some salt, 2 to 3 tablespoons of water and cover the pan and cook the Goruchikkudu kaya on medium heat until the cluster beans are tender and cooked through.
It will take about 5 minutes.
After the beans are cooked add the peanut podi masala to the beans and mix well. Stir the Goruchikkudu kaya With Peanut Podi for a minute on the flame and then switch of the heat.
Check the salt and adjust according to taste. Once done, transfer the Goruchikkudu kaya to a serving bowl and serve hot.