Avarekalu (hyacinth beans or papdi lilva) curry - a versatile side dish in any meal plan
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  • What do you need to make Avarekalu curry?
  • 1.5 cups peeled avarekalu/papdi lilva (use frozen if you don't have the fresh)
  • 1.5 cups cubed eggplant
  • 1/2 (or more if you like) cup thinly chopped onion
  • 1 key lime sized tamarind
  • 1/4 Tsp crushed jaggery/brown sugar
  • 1.5 Tsp salt (divided use)
  • 1/2 Tsp poppy seeds/gasagase
  • 2 Tbsp grated coconut
  • 2-3 Tbsp oil (divided use)
  • 1/2 Tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
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  • To roast and grind
  • 1 Tbsp coriander seeds/dhania
  • 1 Tsp chana dal
  • 1/2 Tsp urad dal
  • 1/4 Tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp cumin
  • 1 inch piece cinnamon
  • 1-2 cloves 3-4 dry red chilies
  • 1 Tbsp chopped onion
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  • Seasoning
  • 1 Tsp mustard
  • 1/8 Tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1/8 Tsp asafoetida

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