Tag: Black Eyed Beans / Vanpayar

Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Vellarikka – Vanpayar / Yellow Cucumber – Red Beans Thoran

Ingredients: 1/2  cup vanpayar / red beans 250 gm vellarikka / yellow cucumber 1 cup grated coconut 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp turmeric powder a pinch of cumin seeds 1 sprig curry leaves 3 dry red chillies 1/2 tsp mustard seeds salt to taste 1 tbsp oil Preparation: Soak the vanpayar in water overnight and […]

Food, Vegetarian

Payar Curry / Black Eyed Beans Curry

                      This is one of the popular curry in Kasaragod area…It is also known as Payar manhathanni, Payar vellam etc because of its watery consistency…. Ingredients: 1 cup black eyed beans/ payar (vellapayar) 1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Raw Banana – Black Eyed Beans / Kaya – Vellapayar Thoran

Ingredients: 3 raw bananas / kaya / pachakaya 1/4 cup vellapayar / black eyed beans 3/4 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1 green chilly 2 garlic cloves 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp mustard seeds 2 dry red chillies 1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste oil Preparation: Cook […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Thoran / Stir Fry- Veg, Veg - Stir Fry / Dry Curries, Vegetarian

Padavalanga – Vanpayar / Snake Gourd – Red Beans Thoran

Ingredients: 1 cup padavalanga/ snake gourd, chopped into small pieces 1/2 cup vanpayar/ red beans 1/2 cup grated coconut 2 green chillies 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp urad dal 2 dry red chillies curry leaves salt 2 tsp oil Preparation: Soak vanpayar in water for 5-6 hours and pressure cook […]

Food, Kerala Dishes, Nadan Curries - Veg, Veg - Curries & Gravies, Vegetarian

Black Eyed Beans Theeyal/ Black Eyed Beans Cooked in a Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients: 1 cup black eyed beans/ payar 1/2- 3/4 cup grated coconut 4-5 shallots 2 cloves garlic 2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder a small lemon sized tamarind 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp fenugreek seeds curry leaves oil salt Preparation: Soak black eyed beans in water and pressure […]