Vanpayar curry

Main Dish
1 servings
15 min
45 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 1
Red Beans( vanpayar ) - 1 cup (soaked a couple of hours)Red chilly powder 1 teaspoon

Shallots - 6,7

Whole Red Chilly - 2

Curry leaves - 1 bunch

Mustard seeds - 2 teaspoons

Oil/Coconut oil - 1 tablespoon

Salt to taste


  • Boil the soaked van payar, until soft. Thinly chop the shallots.or crush them in a mixer.
  • Heat oil in a wok, drop in the chillies and as soon as it changes colour splutter the mustard.
  • Now add the chopped shallots , red chilly powder and curry leaves. Fry until the onions turns to colour.
  • Now add the cooked Payar, salt and a little water, bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes. And finally, serve hot with steaming mounds of Puttu.


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