Avarekalu Gashi

Avarekalu or Field beans cooked in coconut gravy

Avarekalu Gashi

Servings: 5


Avarekalu or Field beans cooked in coconut gravy




  1. Wash avarekalu. Peel and cube potato. Slice/ chop onions. Peel and chop garlic.

  2. In a pressure cooker heat oil. Add onion, garlic and curry leaves. Fry till onions are translucent.

  3. Add paste and fry till raw smell goes.

  4. Add avarekalu, potato, coriander leaves, salt, water as required. Close and cook up to 1 whistle.

  5. Serve hot with rice, akki rotti, dosa, chapathis, ragi mudde.


1. You can add a small piece tamarind when grinding paste.
2. You could first fry the paste ingredients (except coconut) in 2 tsp oil till aromatic. Last add coconut and switch off flame. Cool and grind.
3. You could cook avarekalu separately and then mix with seasonings and masala and simmer.
4. For thickness you can add 2 tbsp avarekalu when you grind paste.
5. You could also add 2 tsp coriander seeds and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds for paste.

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