Avarekalu Usli is from Karnataka cuisine. It is spicy curry and can be consumed in the breakfast along with poha or even with the roti’s. It is simple and easy recipe. It can prepared as dry curry or with gravy also. Here is a avarekalu usli with gravy.
- 1 Cup avarekalu (hyacinth beans)
- 2 tomatoes finely chopped
- 1 Medium size onion finely chopped
- 1 Green chilli finely chopped
- 1 tbsp red chilli powder
- Salt as per taste
- Oil 1 tbsp
- A small piece of jaggery
- A fresh coriander leaves
- A ginger 1 inch finely chopped
- 1/2 a cup grated coconut
- Mustard seeds a small tbsp
- A pinch of turmeric powder
Grind the tomatoes,grated coconut, ginger, coriander leaves, Green chilli in to paste. Now add the red chilli powder and grind again. Keep this paste aside. Take a container on heater. Add oil once hot add mustard seeds and allow it to crackle. Add onion and fry till golden brown. Also add turmeric powder. Now add the avarekalu and fry it for 2 mins. Add the tomato paste , salt and jaggery to it and allow it to cook for 5 mins. Half cup water can be added and cook till the gravy thickens. Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot.