Ovrya Humman

Ovro / field beans is used to make a variety of dishes by GSBs – Ovrya Humman being a very tasty side dish . My family likes it with hot piping dosas and to have as such too . I usually make it very spicy as they love it that way with my son adding lots of  Coconut oil  too in it !
I dedicate this to my amma who taught me this – today being the day she left us for her heavenly abode  eleven years ago !

Ingredients :- 

  • Ovro  / Field Beans  – 200 gms – to be soaked overnight
  • Red chilies – – 6-7 as per taste- more if you want it spicy
  • Raw Rice – 1 tbsp
  • Hing – 1 /2 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil , mustard & curry leaves for seasoning

Method :-

  1. Pressure cook the overnight soaked ovro with a little salt  ( salt helps to cook faster ) till soft.
  2. Fry  the red chilies in a little oil for a few seconds till aromatic
3.Dry grind the rice in a mixer – first till powdered . Then add the chilies & just a little water .
4. Grind to a smooth paste . Add the paste to the cooked ovro .
5.  Add more water according to the consistency you require and bring it to a boil
6. Check for salt . Let it simmer for about 10 minutes .
7. Prepare seasoning with oil . mustard & curry leaves .
8. Add hing & switch off flame ..add the seasoning & cover  with a lid .
Serve hot with dosas , idlis & even rice !

Note :-
You can also use Tingalavre to do the same recipe ..also instead of hing , you may use garlic seasoning for tingalavre !

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