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Kandula Kura

Kandulu (Whole and Dried Tuvar or Toor Beans
Kandulu (Tuvar or Toor Beans)
Dried Beans, Rehydrated Beans and Cooked Beans
(Clockwise from the bottom. Notice the color change)

Aloo Kurma with Tuvar Beans
Kandula Kura with Potatoes ~ for Jihva

Aloo Kurma is a good thing. Add the earthy, tooth-some tuvar beans, you have something even better. A fantastic Kandula Kura substantial enough to nurture an Olympic trainer.

Posted by Indira©Copyrighted in Amma & Authentic Andhra,Pumpkin,Toor Dal (Friday December 7, 2007 at 1:12 pm- permalink)
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  1. The crowning glory! Each and every one of your toor dishes has been lovlier than the last. Thank you so much, dear Indira 🙂

    Comment by Linda — December 7, 2007 @ 4:05 pm

  2. Wow awesome Indira, i expected a beautiful dish from you when i saw the previous post.. i will call and ask my nanamma if she cooks anything with Kandulu.. Nice one !!!

    Comment by Kalva — December 7, 2007 @ 4:06 pm

  3. oh…so whole of this week is Tuvar special Indira? But you have varied versions of it and so Vijay wouldn’t have got bored really 😉 And you both must be now strong enough for an Olympic Marathon ???

    Comment by Nirmala — December 7, 2007 @ 10:17 pm

  4. Nirmala: Living life, or for that matter maintaining a website is an olympic marathon, don’t you think?

    Comment by Indira — December 7, 2007 @ 10:46 pm

  5. True Indira! I struggle a lot to post atleast once in a week but always expect one new post from u everyday! so bad of me right?

    Comment by Nirmala — December 8, 2007 @ 5:31 am

  6. This one is awesome ….You are so very talented lady …

    Comment by Deepa — December 8, 2007 @ 10:48 am

  7. This curry looks so delicious.

    Comment by Meera — December 8, 2007 @ 12:41 pm

  8. Nice indira.Love this combination.thank you.

    Comment by vineela — December 8, 2007 @ 2:10 pm

  9. very nice recipe indira. thanx for sharing

    Comment by sagari — December 8, 2007 @ 4:38 pm

  10. Hi Indira. I have a question, and I was wondering if you could help me. I was shopping for mung beans, and when I got home, I saw I bought ‘moth’ beans. Do you know what they are? They are brown, small, and oval, a little like mung beans, but brown. Many thanks, Maninas.

    Hi Maninas, Moth beans, also known as matki beans are like cousins to mung beans. They have that same wonderful taste. Can be used in place of mung beans. Cook them like you do the mung beans. They are also reliable sprouters, and produce delightful looking sprouts that taste mellow and crisply sweet.
    I’ve written few recipes with moth (Matki) beans, here is the link.
    Hope this helps.
    – Indira

    Comment by maninas — December 9, 2007 @ 10:22 am

  11. Hi..Indira..I am a HUGE fan of your website..I am sure it took you LOADS of HARDWORK! Your tuvar dal recipe looks delicious…i am quite new to US..and whenever I want to cook something unique and tasty..i just look at your website instead of calling all the way to india.. 🙂 thats the beauty of your have almost everything listed!! 🙂 really great work!

    Comment by Saroja — December 9, 2007 @ 10:24 am

  12. Lovely! how i wish i could get those beans here 🙂

    Comment by musical — December 10, 2007 @ 12:54 am

  13. This looks beautiful Indira. I hope to try this with the pack I have on hand. Thank you.

    Comment by Laavanya — December 10, 2007 @ 6:54 am

  14. Thank you so much, Indira! 🙂

    Comment by Maninas: Food Matters — December 17, 2007 @ 3:52 am

  15. Indira, thanks for introducing me to whole tuvar.. When u wrote this post, i bought them from store immediately.. Love them.. Thats my lunch today( toor dal sundal) and suddenly wanted to see what recipes u had posted for this ingredient. Happy weekend.

    Toor dal sundal…Yum.:)
    Thanks and have a joyful weekend, Le.
    – Indira

    Comment by Le @HC — May 29, 2009 @ 5:26 pm

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