Indian Broad Bean seeds stir fry/Gwarphali/ Chikkudu ginjala koora

Very healthy protein rich food, that my hubby love is this one. I can have it just by boiling them with some salt and finally by seasoning with little salt and pepper. they come out very delicious however you cook. 

here is the pic of broad beans how they look.


  •  2 cups of Chikkudukaya Ginjalu (seeds)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2ts coriander powder
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp each of mustard seeds, cumin, urad dal, channa dal
  • 2 dry red chilies
  • ¼ cup of shredded dry coconut
  1. Wash the broad bean seeds thoroughly.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, when they splutter, add cumin, garlic, dry red chilies, urad dal, channa dal and saute them until, urad dal is light brown.
  3. Add and saute the chopped onion for few minutes until they look transparent. Then add ginger garlic paste cook till the raw flavor goes away.
  4. Add tomato puree, dry coconut powder and cook until the raw flavor of tomato goes away.
  5. Add boiled seed and Sauté for 2 minutes. Add chili powder, coriander powder & salt. Stir and cook the curry on medium heat for about 2 minutes.
  6. Adjust the taste & finally garnish with cilantro/ coriander.
  7. Serve hot with rice.
Hope you like my recipe :) Do not forget to leave your comment when you try this.


  1. spicy stir fry...looks inviting...perfect with curd rice...

  2. Healthy and yummy side dish..looks tempting

  3. Yummy spicy stir fry...we dont get this here.,

  4. with all the spices,It must be delicious!

  5. I found some beans in Denver at an ethnic market. They were called "giant" beans. I wonder if they are the same thing?

  6. This is one yummy stir fry!!! :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  7. What a flavorful dish with all those spices! Love the addition of coconut!

  8. Wow nice stir fry...looks yum yum

  9. Nice stir fry... will be yum with chapathi...

  10. Protein packed n delcious!
    US Masala

  11. very healthy stir fry. looks delicious.

  12. Thanks for dropping by and your lovely comment :) Glad to find your blog and delicious recipes!

  13. Beans of any kind is welcome in my family, both for its taste and for its nutrient contents :) Btw this is fava beans, na?

  14. I like the taste of these seeds..looks yumm

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