Field Bean's Saagu (Avarekal Saagu)

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Field Bean's Saagu (Avarekal Saagu)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 5 Hr 30 Min


Serves : 3
  • 1/2 kg Field Bean's (Avarekalu)

  • 2 medium size finely Chopped onion

  • 1 tomato finely chopped

  • 1 medium size potato finely chopped

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped

  • (2). To Grind Masala

  • 2 tbsp fresh coconut grated

  • 2 tsp cumin seeds

  • 3-5 cloves

  • 1 tsp poppy seeds (optional)

  • 1/2 onion diced

  • 3-4 garlic flakes

  • 4-6 Green chilli

  • (3). To Tempering

  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds

  • 1 tsp urad daal

  • 1 pieces red dried chilli

  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

  • Few Curry leaves


  • Firstly separate the seeds from the fresh Bean's, soaked peeled Bean's in water for 3-5 hour's.
  • Then discard water from the Bean's and hold each bean in-between 2 finger's press, gently the outer skin will slip off , leaving behind only the inner seed continue the process to all the seeds.
  • Now heat the oil in pan, add mustard seeds, and urad dal. When they starts to splitter add broken chilli, Curry leaves, turmeric powder.
  • Next add finely chopped onion fry till they becomes golden brown then add field Bean's, & potato saute for 2-3 mins.
  • Next add chopped tomato and cook the veggies with some salt cooked in pressure cooker for 1 whistles.
  • Then add grinded smooth masala paste to the cooked veggies.
  • Then add salt to taste and water as needed mix well. now allow it to boil
  • When it boils it thickens a bit, if required add water to get the desired consistency.
  • Finally add lemon juice and chopped coriander leaves mix well and serve with chapati, puri etc.