Ubhaaryal Phota|Boiled Fresh Garbanzo Beans
Author: Alka
Prep time: 1 min
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 6 mins
Fresh Garbanzo beans either boiled or steamed, seasoned with spice powders.
  • Plucked fresh garbanzo beans 150 gm
  • Water for boiling 2 cups or more
  • Salt ½ tsp (more or less, as per your choice)
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp (optional )
For Seasoning (Use as much preferred)
  • Red chilly powder
  • Coriander powder
  • Amchoor powder(Dry mango powder) /Chaat masala powder
  1. Rinse well with water, the plucked garbanzo beans
  2. Boil with enough water and salt, and add the turmeric (optional)
  3. If using pressure cooker, just cook till the pressure builds up and you can hear that hissing sound. Put off the gas before the pressure is released.
  4. If boiling in an open ban, just use water more than 2 cups and bring the water to a boil.Lower the flame, a bit, and add salt, turmeric and fresh beans and cook till the pods/beans are al dente (roughly, for 3-5 min, or so).
  5. You can also steam the beans using salted water.(Approx. 6-8 min.)
  6. Once boiled/steamed, drain the pods, well, and serve immediately, but not before seasoning it with coriander powder, red chilli powder and Amchoor powder
Recipe by Sindhi Rasoi |Sindhi Recipes at http://sindhirasoi.com/2013/01/ubharyal-photaboiled-fresh-garbanzo-beans/