Menthi koora Chikkudu fry - Methi Flat Beans Fry

1 pound chikkudu kaayalu/cluster beans
1 small onion -chop length wise
4 curry leaves
1 bunch Methi leaves
 2 red chillies
1 thsp red chilli powder
Turmeric - Pinch
Oil - as needed
Salt - Per taste

Cut cluster beans into 1 inch pieces and wash them thoroughly
Separate Methi leaves from the stems and wash them thoroughly, strain and keep aside
In a bowl, add cluster bean pieces and water and boil them till they are soft. It takes about 12 min in microwave. Strain and keep aside
Now, in a pan, heat oil and when it is hot, add curry leaves, red chillies and fry for a min
Add methi leaves and fry till  the rawness disappears
Now add onions and fry till onions are translucent. To this add boiled cluster bean pieces and mix well.
Add turmeric and salt and mix well and fry till oil shows up on the sides of the pan
Now add red chilli powder, mix well and fry for 3 more min and switch off the stove

Very tasty curry is now ready to Serve. Goes well with hot white rice and roti.

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