Chikkudukaya Fry is a popular and delicious main course of Andhra Pradesh. Chikkudukaya means Indian broad beans or lima beans and they are very good source of cholestrol-lowering fibre like most other legumes. It doesn’t take much time to cook and it liked by all ages.
Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 20 mins
- 2 cups of chopped Indian Broad Beans (Chikkudukaya)
- 2 small onions, chopped
- 1 tsp mustard seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 tsp urad dal
- 2 red chillies
- 2 garlic pods
- 1 tsp red chilli powder
- Salt to taste
- A pinch of turmeric powder
- 1/4 cup of fried gram dal
- 3″ dry coconut
- 3 tsp vegetable oil
First we prepare the masala powder for this fry. For this, grind chopped coconut, chopped garlic, and fried gram dal to a fine powder and keep it aside.
Now heat oil in a heavy bottom pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
Then add urad dal, red chillies and fry for some time.
Now add chopped onions in to it, and let them cook until the onions becomes transculent.
Then add chopped broad beans (chikkudukaya) and salt and close the lid.
Allow it to cook until the broad beans becomes tender. Open the lid and mix well.
Now add red chilli powder, masala powder and mix well and switch off the flame.
Your chikkudukaya fry is ready now.
Serve Chikkudukaya Fry with chapati or pulihora.