- Sword bean pod/cod (Bedavyachi Sheng, Aab or Abhay chi sheng)- 1 (approx 1 cup)
- Onion, chopped- ½ cup
- Garlic cloves, crushed- 3
- Homemade mix masala or red chilli powder- ½ tsp
- Goda masala- ½ tsp
- Turmeric powder- ¼ tsp
- Hing- ¼ tsp
- Mustard seeds- ½ tsp
- Oil- 2 tbsp
- Salt- to taste
- Fresh coriander, chopped- 2 tbsp
Cut lengthwise into two halves.
Remove it's veins/threads and inner white fleshy part. There is thin but tough and transparent sheet like plastic paper inside this pod, discard this sheet also.
Add turmeric, hing and sauté for a while.
Garnish with chopped coriander. You can add some scrapped fresh coconut.
Serve hot with chapati or dal-rice.
This vegetable is seasonal. These pods grows on creepers. This creeper climbs on another tree. This is my mom's back yard at Murud-Janjira.