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How To Make Avarekai Palya At Home

Written By: Arpita Adhya
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Whether you have it as a side dish with roti or chapati or take it as a wholesome dish to feast on a lazy Sunday evening, avarekai palya wins our heart any day with its tangy yet sweet and delicious flavour quotients as well as the promise of nutrition that it offers.

Avarekai palya is essentially cooked with the avarekai beans or lilva beans, usually available during the colder months of the year. During these months, avarekai beans show up in almost every household of Karnataka, especially in the Bangalore-Mysore region celebrating the "avarekai season" with various mouth-watering recipes.

While we'll love to dive into all of those mouth-salivating recipes, we often wonder if we can manage the time to prepare such elaborate dishes, don't we? Well, here comes the good news. Our palya recipe is curated keeping in mind that all of us can not invest hours in cooking, hence this simple and quick recipe will always be a go-to option that will fit your busy schedule perfectly.

Avarekai palya recipe
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Prep Time
15 Mins
Cook Time
25M
Total Time
40 Mins

Recipe By: Kavya

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 1

Ingredients
  • 1. Avarekai beans - ½ bowl

    2. Chana dal - ½ tbsp

    3. Urad dal - ½ tbsp

    4. Coriander leaves (chopped) - a handful

    5. Chopped tomato - ½

    6. Coconut (grated) - ½ cup

    7. Chillies - 4-5

    8. Water - 1 cup

    9. Oil for seasoning

    10. Lemon juice - ½ of a lemon

    11. Curry leaves - 2 strands

    12. Jeera - ½ tbsp

    13. Crushed peppercorn - ½ tbsp

    14. Mustard seeds - ½ tbsp

    15. Turmeric - ¼th tbsp

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Take a cooker.

    2. Add ½ bowl of avarekai beans in it.

    3. Add 1 cup of water.

    4. Add 1/4th tbsp of salt.

    5. Close the lid and pressure cook the beans on medium flame for 10-15 minutes (3-4 whistles).

    6. Open the lid and drain the water.

    7. Pour it into a bowl and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.

    8. Take a pan.

    9. Add 2 tbsp of oil.

    10. Add mustard seeds, urad daal, chana dal and sauté it for a couple of minutes.

    11. Add ½ tbsp of jeera, curry leaves, chillies, turmeric and tomato.

    12. Add chilli powder.

    13. Add water little by little and mix it well.

    14. Add the boiled avarekai in the pan.

    15. Add ½ cup of grated coconut with the avarekai beans.

    16. Add chopped coriander.

    17. Add crushed peppercorn.

    18. Add salt as per taste.

    19. Add lemon juice

    20. Mix everything well.

    21. Transfer it to the bowl and serve this delicious dish with rotis or chapatis.

Instructions
  • 1. Be careful while pressure cooking the avarekai beans, as nobody likes overcooked beans.
  • 2. Add chilli powder according to your taste. If you want it to taste more delicate, add a pinch and enjoy the delectable taste.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 bowl
  • Calories - 950 cal
  • Fat - 28 g
  • Protein - 31 g
  • Carbohydrates - 145 g
  • Sugar - 15 g
  • Fibre - 5 g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE

1. Take a cooker.

Avarekai palya recipe

2. Add ½ bowl of avarekai beans in it.

Avarekai palya recipe

3. Add 1 cup of water.

Avarekai palya recipe

4. Add 1/4th tbsp of salt.

Avarekai palya recipe

5. Close the lid and pressure cook the beans on medium flame for 10-15 minutes (3-4 whistles).

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe

6. Open the lid and drain the water.

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe

7. Pour it into a bowl and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.

Avarekai palya recipe

8. Take a pan.

Avarekai palya recipe

9. Add 2 tbsp of oil.

Avarekai palya recipe

10. Add mustard seeds, urad daal, chana dal and sauté it for a couple of minutes.

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe

11. Add ½ tbsp of jeera, curry leaves, chillies, turmeric and tomato.

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe

12. Add chilli powder.

Avarekai palya recipe

13. Add water little by little and mix it well.

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe

14. Add the boiled avarekai in the pan.

Avarekai palya recipe

15. Add ½ cup of grated coconut with the avarekai beans.

Avarekai palya recipe

16. Add chopped coriander.

Avarekai palya recipe

17. Add crushed peppercorn.

Avarekai palya recipe

18. Add salt as per taste.

Avarekai palya recipe

19. Add lemon juice

Avarekai palya recipe

20. Mix everything well.

Avarekai palya recipe

21. Transfer it to the bowl and serve this delicious dish with rotis or chapatis.

Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
Avarekai palya recipe
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