Kothavarankai (Cluster Beans) Thuvatal


  • Kothavarankai – 100 gm
  • Green Gram Dhal – two tablespoon
  • Coconut gratings – 1 tablespoon
  • Sambar powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder – a pinch
  • Curry Powder – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard – half teaspoon
  • Asafotida Powder – a pinch
  • Curry leaves few
  • Salt – ½ teaspoon


  1. Wash and cut the Kothavankai into small pieces. Cook green gram dhal (not too soft 3/4th cooked)and drain the excess water.
  2. Put the kothavankai into a vessel and add sambar powder, turmeric and salt and add enough water to cover the vegetable. Cook till the vegetable is soft. Drain the excess water.
  3. In a kadai put one teaspoon oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up add asafotida powder and curry leaves and fry for a while. Put the cooked vegetable along with cooked dhal. Stir well. Add coconut gratings finally and mix well.

One Comment

  1. I cooked this today and came out well. 🙂

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