Vaalcha Birda (Sprouted Field Beans Curry) - oil-free!

Prep Time
40 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
6 servings
  • 2 cups field beans (soaked and sprouted for 3 days)
  • 2 big onions (chopped)
  • 3-4 big tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2-3 potatoes, chopped (optional)

For Masala Paste

  • 1/3 cup desiccated coconut
  • 3 medium sized onions, sliced thin
  • 15-20 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • sea salt to taste

For Tempering

  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • Dry roast the sliced onions and coconut.
  • Transfer to a grinder, add garlic and red chilies.
  • Grind to a paste and keep aside.
  • In a pan, roast the cumin seeds.
  • Add the chopped onions and sauté till the onions are brown.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till soft.
  • Add the ground paste, turmeric, garam masala and salt.
  • Continue cooking for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the field beans and potatoes (if using).
  • Cook till vegetables are soft and blended well.
  • Serve with Indian breads

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