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Konkani Style Saaru Upkari Recipe | Alasande Kaalu Saaru Upkari | Mangalorean Lobia Bean Recipe.

By March 4, 2024March 8th, 2024Recipes
kallianpurdotcom: 04/03/2024

Saaru Upkari is a delightful Konkani-style one-pot dish that combines the essence of a flavorful curry (saru or saaru) with the simplicity of a stir-fry (upkari). Made with tender lobia beans, soaked overnight and pressure-cooked with aromatic spices, this dish offers a rich broth-like curry with a thick consistency, perfect for savoring on its own. With its blend of protein, fiber, and essential nutrients, Saaru Upkari is not just a comforting meal but also a wholesome culinary experience that captures the essence of Konkani cuisine. Konkani Style Saru Upkari Recipe, Alasande Kaalu Saru Upkari , Mangalorean Lobia Bean Recipe Ingredients and recipe.


– 1 cup lobia beans (black-eyed peas), soaked overnight

– 2 slit green chillies

– Salt to taste

– Water (enough to cover the beans)

– 2 tablespoons oil

– 1 teaspoon mustard seeds

– 2 sprigs curry leaves

– ½ teaspoon hing (asafoetida)


  1. Drain the soaked lobia beans and transfer them to a pressure cooker.
  2. Add slit green chillies, salt, and enough water to cover the beans.
  3. Close the lid of the pressure cooker and cook for about 4 whistles, or until the beans are tender.
  4. Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and take out some beans. Smash them to create a thick consistency and add them back to the curry. This step is optional but enhances the texture of the dish.
  5. Bring the curry to a boil and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  6. In a separate tempering pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  7. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  8. Add curry leaves and hing, and sauté for a few seconds until fragrant.
  9. Pour the tempering over the curry and mix well.
  10. Serve hot with rice or enjoy it as a standalone dish.

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