Avarekalu Saaru a delicious Saaru loved by all South Karnataka people.....Rasam is Saaru in kannada. Avarekalu Saaru goes well with Rice and even with Raggi Mudde. Avarekai is either Flat Beans or Field Beans in English. Lots of dishes are prepared with Avarekalu like upma, sambar, saaru, rotti, dosa,... A winter specialty bean generally harvested before Sankranti festival (January).
1. Avarekalu - Big Cup ( 200 gms)
2. Onion - 1 (medium)
3. Green Chillies - 5-6 nos
4. Coriander leaves - chooped 1 small cup
5. Ginger - 1 inch
6. Salt to taste
7. Jeera - 3 tsp
8. Garlic - 2 pods (Optional)
9. Grated Coconut - 1 small cup
10. Curry Leaves - 2 strand
11. Ghee - 1 tsp
12. Tomato - 1 (medium)
13. Turmeric - 1 tsp
1. Cook Avarekalu with little salt. Keep it aside.
2. Grind Grated coconut, jeera, chopped onion, chopped tomato, Green Chillies, Coriander leaves, and 1 laddle of cooked Avarekalu to fine paste.
3. Heat Ghee in a Kadai, add Jeera and the grinded paste, fry for few minutes.
4. Now add all remaining cooked Avarekalu and water, adjust the consistency and season with salt, curry leavesand tumeric. Bring it to boil.
Serve hot with Rice or Raggi Mudde................
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