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Chikudukaya Tomato Kura (చిక్కుడు కాయ టమోటా కూర, சிகுடுகைய தமொடோ குற, सेम टमाटर कर्री)


Chikudukaya Tomato Kura (చిక్కుడికాయ టమోటా కూర, சிகுடுகைய தமொடோ குற ,सेम टमाटर कर्री) Chikkudu kaya happens to be a favorite vegetable in our household.

Regional Dish : Andhra Pradesh; Tamilnadu.

Cuisine Style :Andhra Pradesh| Cooking Time 20 minutes| Take with Rice| Type Curry| Shelf Life: 1 day.

Appx Nutritional values calculated for 1serving:

Calories (40 kcal), Carbohydrates (8.1g), Protein( 2.1g), Fat(0.1g).

Ingredients :

  • Chikkudukaya/sem/broadbeans  destring tear each into two pieces  par-boil in salted water and strain 1/2 kg
  • Onions 2  finely chopped
  • Green chilli 1 slit tomatoes 2  finely chopped
  • Pinch of haldi  turmeric red chilli pwd (adjust) 1 tsp
  • Grated jaggery (adjust according to your choice) 1 tbsp pinch of garam masala pwd (optional)
  • Grated coconut (optional) 1 1/2 tbsps salt to taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves for garnish For tempering/tadka/poppu:
  • Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
  • Red chillis 2 dry crushed garlic cloves (optional) 3-4
  • Few curry leaves oil 1 tbsp


Method :

  1. Heat oil in a cooking vessel, once hot, add the mustard seeds and let them pop, add the garlic, cumin, red chillis and curry leaves, stir fry for a few seconds.
  2. Add the slit green chilli and onions and saute till soft. Add turmeric and tomatoes and saute further for a mt. Add chilli powder, mix, cover and cook on medium heat for 5-6 mts.
  3. Now add the par-boiled beans, jaggery and salt and cook for another 2-3 mts. Add a small cup of water and let it cook covered on medium heat for another 5-6 mts or till the beans are cooked and soft.
  4. Adjust salt, add garam masala pwd, mix and turn off heat. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve with rice or chapatis.


Other variants  / Cuisine Style : 1. Simple Chikudukaya tamoto kura.

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