Benda kaalu on toast

Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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  • 2 cups - fresh field beans
  • 2 tbsp - sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin seeds
  • 4 tbsp - finely chopped onion
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp - finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp - sambar powder
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • 1 - lime juice
  • 2 tbsp - finely chopped fresh coriander leaves
  • To prepare the tawa toast
  • 4 - bread slices
  • Unsalted butter as required

How to Make Benda kaalu on toast

  • Boil field beans in enough water adding a pinch of salt. Drain the cooked beans and keep aside.
  • Crush the ginger and garlic together and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  • When the seeds puff up add the crushed ginger and garlic.
  • Add the finely chopped onion and fry till they become golden in colour.
  • Keep a low flame and add the sambar powder and salt.
  • Retain one tbsp of beans and stir the rest into the pan.
  • Mash the retained beans with one tbsp chopped coriander leaves using a mixer.
  • Add the mashed coriander and beans mixture to the kaalu in the pan and stir well.
  • Cook till curry becomes thick.
  • Mix in the lime juice and the remaining coriander leaves.
  • Spread the curry on toast and serve.
  • Recipe and image courtesy: Chitra Amma's Kitchen