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Hot soup made of smooth puree of boiled kidney beans
Published On: 16 May 2009
English: Kidney Beans
telugu: Chikkuduginjalu / Nallachikkudu
Bengali: Barbati Beej / Raajma
Oriya: Baragudi Chhuin / Rajma
for more details, click the name of the ingredient
telugu: Nirulli / Ullipayalu / Yerra Gaddalu
kannada: Ulligadde / Erulli / Neeruli
hindi: Pyaz / Dungri / Kanda
Bengali: Pyajj / Piyaz
Gujarati: Dungri / Kanda
Konkani: Sawalo / Piyavu
telugu: Tametokai / Ramamulaga (Pandu/Kaya)
kannada: Tomaato Hannu
Oriya: Bilati Baigana
tamil: Keerai / Pasala Keerai
malayalam: Palak Cheera
kannada: Paalak / Kempu Baayi Basalae
hindi: Paalak / Poi
Bengali: Palang / Puin / Pui Shaakh
Marathi: Sag / Velbondi
Oriya: Poi / Palak
Punjabi: Poi / Palak
English: Chilli Powder
telugu: Erra Mirapa Kayalu / Yendu Mirapakayalu
kannada: Molaku / Kempu Menasinakai / Ona Menasinakai
hindi: Lal Mirch
Bengali: Paka Lanka / Lal Mirch / Lankamorich
Gujarati: Lal Marcha
Konkani: Sukki Saangi /Suke Miriyasang
Marathi: Lal Mirchi / Mirchya
Oriya: Lanka / Nali Lankamaricha
Punjabi: Lal Mirch
Kashmiri: Marach Wangun
Bengali: Laban / Noone
Wash the beans and soak in water overnight.
Next day, drain thoroughly.
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker.
Add the onions and garlic and fry for 1 or 2 minute.
Add the chilli powder and salt and mix well to heat the chilli powder(low flame).
Add the tomatoes and fry for 1 - 2 mins, till it is done well.
Add the beans and 6 cups of water and cook in a pressure cooker till done well.
Add the cleaned paalak leaves to it.
Add the dal also (both if used).
Cool to room temperature.
Blend in a blender to a smooth puree.
:- Do not strain.
Add lemon juice. Mix well.
Garnish with very finally chopped coriander leaves.
:- Serve hot.
:- Excellent for diet conscious and diabetic.
:- There can be different variations to this v by adding pasta or mixture of finally chopped vegetables. For non vegetarians, cooked chicken pieces can be added. This will change the calorie value.
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