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Broad Beans Packs

A healthy and tasty lunchbox recipe!
I have always made sambar and poriyal using broad beans. I learned this recipe from Actress Viji and tried it out at home. It turned out to be a blockbuster hit in my family. It is definitely a lunchbox recipe. I am not a very big fan of coriander seeds but in this recipe, I liked the crunchiness of coriander seeds the most. When you eat this Broad Beans Pack, in between you get a crunchiness when you bite coriander seeds. So, just try out this tasty Broad Beans Pack and enjoy its crunchiness.

Preparation Time. 15 minutes
Cooking Time. 45 minutes
Recipe Category. Main Course
Recipe Cuisine. Indian
Serves. 2


For Chappathi

Wheat flour (Godhumai) – 1 cup

Salt – 1/2 teaspoon

Warm water – 1/2 cup (As required)

For Broad Beans Packs

Chopped broad beans – 2 cups

Chopped onion – 1 no.

Chappathi – 3 nos.

Eggs – 2 nos.

Curry leaves – 5

Mustard seeds (kadugu) – 1 teaspoon

Coriander seeds – 1 teaspoon

Chopped green chillies – 2 nos.

Chopped coriander leaves – 1/2 cup

Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon

Chilli powder – 1 teaspoon

Salt – as desired

Oil – as desired

Note. The ingredients shown will vary with the original quantity.


Check out “Chappathi recipe to know how to knead the dough, make balls, roll out the chappathi, and also cook the chappathi”.

To Make Chappathi 

1. In a large bowl, add all the ingredients under Chappathi and knead it well. Keep it aside for 20 minutes.

Broad Beans Packs

2. Make small balls out of the Chappathi dough. Then, in a hard surface, roll out the Chappathi into a round and flat Chappathi.

Broad Beans Packs

3. In a pan, put Chappathi and heat till you see small brown spots on the Chappathi. Flip it over and heat on the other side also. Chappathi is ready!

Broad Beans Packs

To Make Broad Beans Packs

1. In a pan, heat oil. Add mustard seeds and wait till it pops out. Then, add curry leaves, onion, and green chillies. Fry until onions become transparent. Now, add coriander seeds, broad beans, and salt. Fry for few minutes until broad beans becomes soft.

Broad Beans Packs

2. Add turmeric powder and chilli powder and fry for 2 minutes. Add 1/4 cup of water. Sprinkle coriander leaves. Close the pan using a lid. Now the stuffing is ready.

Broad Beans Packs

3. Beat the eggs in a bowl. Add little salt. Now, dip the Chappathi in the beaten eggs and then fry it in a pan.

Broad Beans Packs

4. Place the broad beans masala in the middle of the Chappathi and first roll its corners. Then, roll the Chappathi sides inwards.

Broad Beans Packs Now, Broad Beans Packs is ready!!!

Broad Beans Packs

Serve.  You do not need a sidedish for this recipe.

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