Avarekalu Bath recipe with step by step photos. Avarekalu Bath is a delicious rice recipe made with Hyacinth beans.
Avarekalu |Surti Papdi | Hyacinth Bean is very popular in Karnataka. Its available during winter season from October to February. It will be raining avarekalu at most of the home during winter season in Karnataka. Wide variety of dishes from breakfast to dinner are made with Avarekalu . Akki Roti , snack, usal, pulao, upma, pongal and many veg and non-vegetarian curries are made with this bean. It tastes so good that one doesn't get bored by eating this myriad of delicious dishes.
Category:Vegetarian | Cuisine: South India| Course:Main
PrepTime: 5 Minutes |Cooking Time:25 Minutes| Serves:5
Rice :2 Cups
Methi/Fenugreek Leaves:1 Cup
Ghee:1 + ½ tablespoon
Water: 31/2 Cup
Salt To Taste
Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnishing
Fresh Coconut:½ Cup
Ginger:1'' Inch Stick
Green Cardamom:1 Pod
Cinnamon :2" inch stick
Saunf/Fennel Seeds:1 teaspoon
Coriander Powder:1 tablespoon
Coriander Leaves:¼ Cup
Turmeric :½ teaspoon
Step by Step Directions :
Wash Avarekalu/ hyacinth bean ,drain water and keep it aside.Wash and Soak rice for 10 minutes,drain and keep it aside .
Grind everything listed under "To Grind" to a very smooth paste using little water.
Take a pressure pan,heat oil and 1 tablespoon of ghee add shredded onion and fry till its looks pink,add washed fenugreek leaves and fry well till it shrink completely.
Add washed Avarekalu/hyacinth bean and saute for 3-4 minutes.To this add ground paste and fry well till oil separates.
For this add drained rice and mix well and fry for 2 minutes. Add hot water ,when it starts to boil add salt to taste .
Pressure cook for 1 whistle.Once pressure released completely add lemon juice ,½ tablespoon Ghee and coriander leaves.
Mix well and serve hot with raita.