Tag: Broad Beans


Broad Beans (Avaraikai) Puzhi Kootu

Pressure cook thuvar dhal along with a pinch of turmeric powder till soft. Chop onion and tomato finely. Cut the broad beans into medium size pieces. Soak tamarind in little water and squeeze out thick juice. It should be one to two tablespoon juice. In a kadai put the oil […]


Avaraikai (Broad Beans)

Broad beans, known as Avaraikai in Tamil, are good sources of protein, fibre, vitamins A and C, potassium and iron. Avaraikai is actually flat beans, tender with small seeds and pale green in colour. We can cook the whole avaraikai as French beans. Mochaikai also looks like Avaraikai. But the […]