1.chop the cluster beans into small pieces as in the picture.
2.Pressure cook the tur dal,cluster beans with turmeric and sambar powder.
3.Heat half of gingelly oil and fry urad dal,pepper,red chillies and grind it into a coarse paste along with scraped coconut and cumin seeds.
4.Heat oil in a pan again add mustard seeds when it crackles add curry leaves and asafoetida.
5.Pour the pressure cooked dal and beans into the pan and add the tamarind paste and boil for few minutes.
6.Add turmeric powder,salt,jaggery and the ground paste.
7.Boil till the required consistency and switch off.
- You can boil the beans straight on the stove instead of pressure cooking.
- You can include brinjal along with cluster beans.
- Lady's finger fry and cucumber raita is a good combination for this kozhambu.