VAL PAPDI BHAJI (FLAT BEANS STIR FRY)
Val Papdi is what flat beans are known as in Maharashtra and Goa. This is known as Chapparada Avarekayi in Kannada and Surti Papdi in Gujarati.
Flat beans are a good source of Vitamins for us apart from having numerous other health benefits.
Today's recipe is for a simple, easy to make but tasty stir fry. I have adapted this from Val Papdi Bhaji in Archana's Kitchen.
- Val Papdi ( Flat Beans), 350-400 grams
- Mustard Seeds, 1/2 tsp
- Cumin Seeds, 1/2 tsp
- Byadgi Red Chilles, 2- broken into halves
- Curry Leaves, a sprig
- Turmeric Powder, 1/2 tsp
- Salt, to taste
- Oil, 2 tsp
- Fresh Coconut Gratings, 3 tbsp
- Garlic Cloves, 4-5
- Tamarind Paste, 1 tsp