Goruchikkudu (cluster beans) Curry

1 pound cluster beans,wash and cut into 1inch pieces
1 small onion finely chopped
 Few curry leaves
2 tb sp Dhalia (putnaala pappu)
2 red chillies
1/4 tb sp coriander seeds
1 sp red chilli powder
Turmeric - Pinch
Oil - as needed
Garlic pod-1
Salt - Per taste

Curry powder preparation:
Grind red chillies, dhalia, garlic pod,curry leaves and coriander seeds into coarse powder

- Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard, cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté till mustard seeds splutter
-Now add onions and sauté for another 2min. Add turmeric and salt,  mix well and fry till onions turn translucent
-Add cluster beans and fry on medium heat for 5min by stirring every 2min.
- Add enough water to the pan
-Cover and cook on medium to low heat till the beans are fully cooked but not mushy
- Add the ground curry  powder to this and mix well.
- Saute till all the water is evaporated and beans are well mixed with the masala.

Remove from heat and serve with hot rice and some sambar or pappu.


  1. kalyrwalani vangala- aggaa10:49 AM

    you did not mention senagapappu or garlic in ingredients

    1. I have corrected the recipe now. Thanks for letting me know!