Surti Papdi Lilva Shaak - Spicy Wild Beans - Quick Healthy

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Feb. 04, 2013

Traditional gujarati recipe to try at home.


Olive oil 2 Tablespoon
Ajwain/Cumin seeds 1 Tablespoon
Turmeric powder 1 Pinch
Shredded coconut 2 Tablespoon
Ginger To Taste , mince
Garlic To Taste , mince
Green chilies To Taste , mince
Cashew 2 Tablespoon
Raisins 2 Tablespoon
Sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon
Peanut 1 Tablespoon , ground
Fresh garlic 2 Tablespoon , chopped ((1 tablespoon for cooking and 1 tablespoon for garnishing))
Fresh coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon , chopped ((1 tablespoon for cooking and 1 tablespoon for garnishing))
Wild beans (surti papdi lilva) 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs)
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Dhania jeera powder
Garam masala 1 Teaspoon (Optional)



1. In a pot or pressure cooker heat some olive oil. Add carom seeds or cumin seeds, a pinch of turmeric powder, shredded coconut and stir. Add ginger, garlic, green chilies, cashews, raisins, sesame seeds, ground peanuts. Stir well. Add a little of fresh green garlic and coriander leaves.

2. Add the surti papdi lilva and a little water and stir well. Add salt to taste and a mix of coriander and cumin powder. Garam masala can be added at this point if required. Cook covered in a pot or pressure cooker. (Cooking time will be lesser when cooked in a pressure cooker).


3. Serve warm with a complete Gujarati meal. It can also be served with some sugar and lemon juice drizzled over it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 267Calories from Fat 151

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 144 mg6%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet