Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Cluster Beans Fry/Kothavarangai Poriyal

Cluster beans / Kothavarangai– 1/2 kg(Finely chopped)
Groundnuts - 1cup(Roasted)
Onion – 1(Sliced)                                            
Red chilli powder – 1/2tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tbsp
Urad dal - 1/4 tbsp
Curry leave - few
Salt - as needed
Oil - 1 tbsp


Grind the roasted groundnut and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan, add the mustard seeds,urad dal &curry leaves let it splutter ,then add onion saute it for few mins.

Then add the cluster beans and fry it for few mins and add red chilli powder,salt and little water.

Cook the beans untill it is done or its almost dry. 

At this stage, add the groundnut mixture & allow it to cook for few more minutes and switch off the stove.

Serve it with white rice or sambar.


  1. I add "pottu kadalai" instead of peanuts! have to try ur version sometime!

    1. Thanks mahi..try it out and let me know how it turned out.

  2. Hi Rekha ,

    Nice combination, and

    i feel nice aroma when i saw your beans FRY :)

    Kee it up!!!!!