Beerakaya Senagapappu curry




  1. Beerakayalu – 3(medium size)

  2. Senagapappu(Chana dal) – 1cup

  3. Ginger (Cut into very small pieces)

  4. Dhania Powder – 1/2tsp

  5. Green chillies – 4

  6. Salt to taste

For Seasoning:

  1. Oil – 2tsp
  2. Mustard Seeds-1/4tsp

  3. Jeera-1/4tsp

  4. Turmeric Powder – pinch

  5. Curry Leaves – 4 to 5




  • Wash chana dal and soak in water about 30 minutes.
  • Peel Beerakaya and cut into small pieces.

  • Take a pan add oil into it. Add all the seasoning ingredients to it. After mustard seeds starts spluttering add ginger pieces to it and fry for 10 secs. Add beerakaya pieces and green chillies.

  • Allow them to cook until the water from the beerakaya starts to come out. Then add chana dal and salt.

  • Put the lid and cook them until they are almost done. Now add dhania powder and cook 5 more minutes.


2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by ramakrishna on August 23, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    hi, this is LRK
    my wife is 10 weeks pregnant ,so i have to be the king of kitchen as she is not well with kitchen smells.
    but i dont know cooking except rice and omelet.
    with ur blog today i did give a try to beerakaya curry without my wife guidance.
    ……..u know , it turned as outstanding.
    thanks madhooooo……


  2. Posted by madhoori on August 26, 2012 at 11:24 pm

    Thankyou for visiting my blog and trying my recipe and I am glad it turned out well.Visitors like you make my spirits high and encourage me to post more recipes.I am glad my recipe helped u and ur wife.Have fun in trying more of my recipes .


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