December 4, 2007

GORUCHIKKUDU/GUVAR BEANS CURRY

Goruchikkudu Curry:
Prep time : 15mts
Cooking time : 20mts
Serves : 3
Cuisine : Andhra


Ingredients:
1 lb Guvar beans (chop them into 1 inch size pieces)
3 tbsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustards
few curry leaves
1 medium onion, chopped
5 green chillies (adjust, slit them length wise)
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 medium ripe tomatoes, chopped
salt to taste
3 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Method:
1. Chop beans into 1 inch size pieces, boil them in hot water for 10 minutes or till slightly tender and drain them and keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a thick bottom kadai, add cumin seeds and mustards, let them splutter on low heat.

3. Add curry leaves, green chillies and chopped onions, saute till transparent on low heat.

4. Add turmeric powder and ginger garlic paste, fry for few seconds. Add boiled guvar beans , mix, covered, stirring between, cook for 5 minutes.

5. Add chopped tomatoes and salt, mix well, covered, stirring between, cook for more 10 minutes or till done.


6. Add finely chopped coriander leaves and turn off the heat.

7. Goes very well with white rice and also with chapati.
StumpleUpon DiggIt! Del.icio.us Blinklist Yahoo Furl Technorati Simpy Spurl Reddit Google Twitter FaceBook

17 comments:

  1. Jyothi, I love Gorruchikkudu very much. My GM use to make it specially for me. Your looks almost like her. I too make it two ways with tomatoes and the other stir fry. Sometimes I add potatoes too in the stir fry. Next time I visit the Indian Grocery Store I should remember to add these to my shopping list.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Jyothi

    In Guvarbeans i used to make other types but i havent used tomatoes. Nice one

    ReplyDelete
  3. I've not prepared these in a long time.. looking good.

    ReplyDelete
  4. hi Jyothi,
    this looks yummy!!!

    My MIL makes guvar beans curry the same way, though i make it some different ways , you reminded me of my MIL's cooking. thanks for sharing.

    stay tuned

    -Pooja

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Rina! this is my mother's recipe. I love this very much. Thanks for dropping by.

    Hi Vanamala! try this type, surely you love it. Thanks dear.

    Thanks lavanya!

    Hi Pooja! thanks for your lovely comments.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hi Jyothi!
    Adding tomatoes to cluster beans is new to me.I only know two recipes with these beans both of which do not have tomatoes.Thanks for nice recipe
    Madhavi

    ReplyDelete
  7. Simple and yummy!!! This is the kind of sabji I usually make with almost any veggie that I buy!! Very comforting and also nutritious

    ReplyDelete
  8. this one looks great ...one of the everyday simple curry ....awesone

    ReplyDelete
  9. I am a freelance writer in Mumbai and currently exploring writings on Indian food blogs and different stuff that they write / discuss.

    Would appreciate if you could answer the following questions for me.

    1. What new flavors, recipes have you tried or noticed in the recent past?
    2. What experiments have you tried? Any fusion foods?
    3. Which of these have worked and why?
    4. What new trends / changes do you see in everyday cooking and why?
    5. What new food products would you like to buy to make everyday cooking easier and fun?

    You may also mail your response to tasteofindia2008@gmail.com

    ReplyDelete
  10. Jyothi, I'm not a big guvar fan but my hubby loves it! yours looks great:)

    I'm hositng an event on my blog this month so it'd be great if you could participate:)

    ReplyDelete
  11. Wow, it looks so good. Don't know where I can find Guvar beans, but I'll regular green beans for now. Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  12. hi jyothi...
    u have a fantastic blog here.i love andra recipes and i will definitely try some of ur recipes.I have added u into my blogroll

    ReplyDelete
  13. Hi there my name is Jeena and I have started a food recipe forum that I thought you would like to join here Click here for food recipe forum

    I would love to see you on there to chat about food and cooking you can talk about anything you like and start your very own topics. :-)
    or see my main food recipe website Jeenas food recipe site

    Hope to see you soon

    Thanks

    Jeena x

    ReplyDelete
  14. Very spicy dish,

    I have one blog about Indian culture festivals and religions

    http://indiankulture.blogspot.com/

    regards,

    ReplyDelete
  15. Tried this, with small variation.
    Used chana dal along with the sauting. also put cabbage along prior to guvar.

    Came out very well.

    Thanks for the recipe.

    Vijayshankar

    ReplyDelete
  16. Today, I made Goruchikkudu pulusu.

    Do you know how to do pulusu?

    It is tasty.

    ReplyDelete