Protein-rich val beans

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

288 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

Add some desiccated coconut to the beans and serve it warm to your loved ones.

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  • 400 g - val beans (beans removed from pods).

  • salt.
  • 1 tbsp - oil.
  • 1/2 tsp - mustard seeds.
  • 5 peeled and crushed garlic.
  • 8 curry patta leaves.
  • 1 small onion, chopped fine.
  • 4 green chilli, chopped fine.
  • 1 red chilli.
  • 1 tbsp - finely grated fresh coconut or desiccated coconut powder.
  • 2 tsp - chopped coriander leaves.

How to Make Protein-rich val beans

  • Cook val beans (anapa ginjalu) with salt in a cooker up to 4 whistles.
  • Drain the beans and keep aside.
  • Heat oil, add mustard seeds, red chilli, garlic and curry leaves.
  • Fry till the seeds splutter.
  • Add green chilli, onion, fry till the onion turns pink and soft.
  • Add boiled beans, stir well, cover the pan and cook on low heat for 2 to 3 min (toss once or twice).
  • Remove lid, sprinkle coconut powder, copped coriander and mix well.
  • Keep it for 1/2 a minute and remove.
  • Serve this protein-rich sundal at teatime.