Chikkudukaya Uragaya

Chikkudukaya Uragaya is spicy Andhra style pickle made from tender broad beans / chikkudukaya; which is generally available during winter.


  • 1 1/2 cups Chikkudukaya/Broad beans, destringed and cut
  • 2 teaspoons Red Chilli powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard seed, roasted and powdered
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/4 cup Sesame oil
  • 8 cloves Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 piece Tamarind, lemon sized, soaked in water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Methidana / Fenugreek seed powder, for tempering
  • 1/4 teaspoon Hing, for tempering
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds, for tempering
  • 1/4 cup Oil, for tempering


  1. Heat tamarind with little water. Blend in mixer, strain and keep paste aside.
  2. Heat oil and deep fry beans till they change color and are soft. Strain and remove them in a bowl.
  3. Add red chilli powder, salt, mustard powder, turmeric powder, garlic and tamarind paste. Mix well.
  4. Add hot fried oil to mixture.
  5. Heat oil. Roast mustard seeds, hing and fenugreek seed powder.
  6. Add this oil tempering to bean mixture.
  7. Store Chikkudukaya Uragaya / Chikkudukaya pickle in air tight container.

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