Beans Sukke

                  Sukke means dry in konkani. Beans Sukke is a spicy dry sidedish normally served with rice in a konkani thali.This sukke is a combination of beans and onion combined with coconut and other spices.
This sukke is slightly different from the other sukke’s in this blog.I learnt this recipe from my Mil’s sister.
Lets check out the recp.


  1. Beans – 1 cup chopped
  2. Onion – 1/2 cup chopped
  3. Coconut – 1/4 cup grated
  4. Red chillies – 3-5
  5. Urad dal – 1/2 tsp
  6. Coriander seeds – 1 tsp
  7. Methi  – 1/4 tsp
  8. Tamarind – a marble size
  9. Mustard – 1tsp
  10. Oil -1 tbsp
  11. Salt to taste.

Method :-

  • Wash and trim the sides of the beans.chop them and keep aside.
  • Heat a tsp of oil and fry urad dal,methi, coriander seeds and red chillies till they change their colour.Switch off the stove and add the grated coconut to this fried spices and fry for a while.
  • When cool transfer this to a mixie jar and powder it coarsely along with a marble size tamarind. Remember do not use water to grind the masala.The masala should be ground dry.
  • In a wide pan heat the remaining oil and splutter mustard.Add the chopped onions and fry till they are soft and pink in colour.Now add the chopped beans and salt.Saute it for a minute.Sprinkle minimum water which is required to cook beans.Close lid and cook till the beans is soft.
  • Mix in the ground masala and give it a nice stir till the entire masala coats the cooked onion and beans.Close lid and cook for a minute or two.
  • Take care not to burn the curry.
  • Sukke is ready to serve with a bowl of rice and konkani favourite dali thoi or any kind of saaru.

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