Tingalavre kolmbo / Navy beans sambar

1/2 cup navy beans /tingalavro
2 drumsticks
2-3 tblsp cooked toor dal (optional)
1 cup madras cucumber cut into cubes1 chopped tomato
Salt to taste
Chopped coriander leaves

In a pan heat 2 tsp oil and roast:
3 tsp coriander seeds/daniya seeds
1 tsp jeera/ cumin seeds
4-5 methi/ fenugreek seeds
chanadal size hing/asafoetida
2 tsp chana dal
2 tsp urad dal
3-4 pepper corns
4-5 curry leaves
1/2tsp turmeric/haldi
5 dry red chillies
Roast these ingredients on a low flame till it becomes brown ,remove in a plate and in the same pan roast 3 tblsp grated fresh coconut till brown 
Grind all the above roasted ingredients with little tamarind into a fine paste and keep aside

4 tsp oil
2 tsp mustard
2 sprigs of curry leaves


  • Cook navy beans with madras cucumber chunks, chopped tomato and chopped onion ,1 cup water in cooker
  • Cook drumsticks separately outside as it cooks very fast
  • Transfer the cooked beans,cucumber in a  vessel add dal,masala paste as required ,salt to taste and water if required
  • Make it boil for 5 mins,add chopped coriander leaves
  • Temper with the mentioned ingredients and serve hot with hor rice and papad or any dosa,idli,or idiyappam !!!
  • You can store this masala in the freezer for 2-3 months and use as and when it is needed


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