Broad Beans Dry Vegetable Recipe

A simple South Indian delicacy made with seasonal veggie, coconut and minimal spices. A side dish that pairs best with steamed rice or dosa. Including greens is very vital in a child's meal, broad beans are rich in both folate and B vitamins, which is essential for nerve and blood cell development, cognitive function and energy.

Nutritional info

  • 4.1 mcg
    Vitamin A
  • 1.7 gm
    Carbohydrate
  • 3.8 gm
    Total Fat
  • 0.3 mg
    Iron
  • 0.9 mg
    Vitamin C
  • 51.2 kcal
    Energy
  • 0.6 gm
    Protein
  • 8.2 mg
    Calcium

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1/2 Chopped Cup(48.0 gm) Broad Beans

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1.0 Grated Tbsp(6.0 gm) Fresh Coconut

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1/4 Tsp(0.95 gm) Urad Dal

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4.0 Number(0.44 gm) Kadi Patta

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1/4 Tsp(0.93 gm) Rai

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1/4 Tsp(1.0 gm) Salt

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1/2 Tsp(2.0 ml) Oil

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50.0 Ml(50.0 ml) Water
  • For making broad besan thoran

  • Take a kadhai and heat add 1/2 tsp oil in it.

  • Add 1/4 tsp rai, 1/4 tsp urad dal, 4 kadi pattas, 1/2 cup chopped broad beans, 1/4 tsp salt and stir.

  • Add a little water, cover and allow to cook well.

  • Once cooked, add 1 tbsp grated fresh coconut and mix well.

  • Serve hot with rice.