Broadbeans Stir Fry

Avarakka poriyal

Broad beans stir fry recipe is very healthy dish cooked in less spices with less oil. Broad beans or lablab beans is very good for health and used all over the world in different names in India it is known as broad beans, avarakkai, chikkukai and so can make simple and quick dishes using broad beans.

Broad beans are also rich in both folate and B vitamins, which we need for nerve and blood cell development, cognitive function and energy.Broad beans are an excellent vegetable source of protein and fibre. This may be a winning combination for weight loss.This food is very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium.

Broad Beans is good for will get shiny gorgeous skin. Broad beans leaf’s juice removes any pimple marks or any scars easily. Variety of dishes can be made with broad beans. I have prepared 15 recipes using broad beans, you can watch these recipe videos in my site. This is yummy and simple dish.


Broad Beans – 250gms

Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp

Asafoetida/hing- 1pinch

Sambar powder-1 tsp

Salt to taste



For the Tempering/Tadka:

Mustard-1/4 tsp

Urad dal-1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds-1/4 tsp

Red chillies -4

Curry leaves


Preparation method:

  1. Heat the pan with oil, add mustard seeds, urad dal, cumin seeds, and red chillies and curry leaves.
  2. Once spluttered, add chopped broad beans  and sauté it.
  3. Add turmeric powder, hing, sambar powder and salt.
  4. Sprinkle water, cover it and cook for 15 mins in a low flame.
  5. Serve it hot with rice.