Avarekalu bath recipe | How to make avarekalu rice | Field beans rice | Avarekalu ricebath

By Latha on January 11th, 2019

avarekalu bath

Avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice recipe explained with step by step pictures and a video. Avarekalu bath is a very tasty rice recipe prepared using avarekalu, brinjal, tamarind, jaggery, coconut and masala powder. Avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice is a very healthy lunch box recipe.

Now the avarekalu or hyacinth beans or filed beans season is going on. So do try this recipe..I am sure you will love this. You can find many avarekalu recipes on this website like avarekalu sagu, avarekalu saru, avarekalu uppittu, avarekalu akkirotti, avarekalu mixture and avarekalu usli recipes.

This is my own way to prepare avarekalu rice bath. I don't get avarekalu here. During my last visit to native, I had packed good amount of avarekalu. I enjoyed adding avarekalu in most of the recipes I do. Finally I tried avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice this way and it was a super hit. So sharing with you all.

If you are looking for more Karnataka style ricebath recipes, then do check my easy bisi bele bath, veg pulav, tomato bath, lemon rice, ghee rice, pongal, gorikayi rice bath, vangi bath, cabbage rice or cabbage bath, puliyogare and pudina pulao recipes.

Or if you are looking for more Karnataka style breakfast recipes then do visit our breakfast section.

I have made a quick video on this avarekalu bath recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

Avarekalu bath recipe

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 30 min
Serves: 3

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 cup rice (I used sona masuri)
  2. 1 cup avarekalu or fresh field beans
  3. 1 green brinjal or few cluster beans (optional)
  4. 3 - 4 tbsp cooking oil
  5. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1 tsp urad dal
  7. 1 tsp bengal gram dal or chana dal
  8. 2 tbsp peanuts or groundnuts
  9. 4 - 5 curry leaves
  10. 1 gooseberry sized tamarind
  11. 1 gooseberry sized jaggery
  12. 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  13. Salt as per your taste

Ingredients for masala powder:

  1. 2 - 4 red chilies (medium spiced)
  2. 2 tsp urad dal
  3. 2 tsp bengal gram dal or chana dal
  4. 3 tsp coriander seeds
  5. 1/2 finger length cinnamon
  6. 5 - 6 cloves
  7. 7 - 8 pepper
  8. 1/2 tsp poppy seeds
  9. 1/4 dry coconut
  10. 1/2 tsp cooking oil

Instructions for making avarekalu ricebath:

  1. To begin with peel and collect the avarekalu. Also chop the brinjal and soak it in the water.
  2. To begin with take 1 cup rice in a pressure cooker and rinse it. Add in 1 cup avarekalu (or field beans), salt and little ghee into it.rice and avarekalu for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  3. Add in required water, close the lid and cook by making 2 whistles. I have added 2.5 cups of water.cooking rice for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  4. Now let us prepare masala powder. For that, heat 1/2 tsp of oil in a pan. Next add in red chilies, urad dal, gram dal and coriander seeds. Start frying them under medium flame..curry leaves for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  5. When the dals turn slight brown, add in cinnamon, cloves, black pepper and poppy seeds. Continue frying for a while under medium flame.curry leaves for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  6. Next add in dry coconut, roast it for a while and switch off the stove.roasted ingredients for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  7. Wait until cool and transfer it into a mixie jar.grinding spices for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  8. Grind it into a coarse powder. Keep it aside.grinding spices for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  9. Next take 4 tbsp of oil in a big wide frying pan and heat it. Add in peanuts (shenga) and wait until it starts crackling.tempering for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  10. Once the peanut crackles, add in mustard seeds, urad dal and chana dal.tempering for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  11. When mustard seed splutters add in curry leaves.turmeric and curry leaves for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  12. Followed by add in chopped brinjal and turmeric powder. Fry them for a minute under high flame.turmeric and curry leaves for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  13. Next add in jaggery, salt and tamarind juice. Adjust as per your taste. Give a quick mix, close the lid and cook until brinjals are soft.jaggery, salt and tamarind for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  14. Once done, add in masala powder. Mix well for a minute under low flame and switch off the stove.masala powder for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  15. Add in cooked rice and avarekalu.cooked rice for avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice
  16. Mix it well. Serve it as breakfast or pack it for the lunch box. This is a very tasty ricebath recipe.mixing avarekalu bath or avarekalu rice

Dear reader, We have a brief Kannada description of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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