Broad Bean Vegetable (Lobia)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Nutrition facts:

240 calories calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Broad Bean Vegetable (Lobia)

  • Add a pinch of soda bicarb in water and boil the beans in it until cooked.
  • Drain and hold under running water in a colander, then keep the beans aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add the seeds, asafoetida and allow spluttering.
  • Add the chilli powder, ginger, curry leaves and tomato and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Mix all the dry masalas (including salt) in 1/2 cup of water to prepare a paste.
  • Add the paste to the pan and stir until the oil separates.
  • Add the beaten curd and stir continuously until the gravy thickens and the oil separates.
  • Add the beans and sugar and stir.
  • Simmer for 5-7 minutes until the gravy becomes thick again.
  • Add coriander leaves and lemon juice, and stir. Serve hot.