Patoli is a traditional Andhra dish. It is very tasty and very healthy. Today i made Beans Patoli , this is the first time i tried out this dish and it came out very well.
Beans - 1 cup(cut into small pieces and boiled in salted water for 7-8 min)
Onion- 1 medium chopped
Garlic paste- 1 tsp
channa dal 1 cup (senaga pappu soaked in water for an hour)
mustard seeds- 1tsp
jeera - 1 nd half tsp
dry red chillis- 6-7 broken and soaked in water.
Haldi- 1/4th tsp
asafoetida/hing - a pinch
salt as required
Oil - 5 tbsp
Grind the soaked channa dal along with dry red chillis,1/2 tsp cumin seeds, asafoitida and salt to a coarse mixture without adding water.
Heat 2tbsp oil and fry the dal mixture till it becomes crunchy and dry.Once the dal is dry keep it aside.
In the same pan add the rest of the oil. Add the mustard seeds,jeera garlic paste and fry for 30 secs. Now add the onions, salt and turmeric mix well and cook for 5 min.
Now add the beans and fry till the moisture of beans is almmost gone. It will take about 5-10 min.
Take care that the beans dot go totally dry little moisture should be left.Add the dal mixture and cook for another 10min.
Serve with hot rice and ghee.
Sending this to SOUTH INDIAN KITCHEN SERIES EVENT #1 hosted by Anu of ANU'S HEALTHY KITCHEN