Sunday, 7 February 2016

Beans Poriyal

A simple but basic poriyal (stir fry) recipe that's healthy and tasty. This poriyal recipe can be adapted for beetroot, carrot and double beans (avarakkai).

Ingredients :

1 tsp oil
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp urad dal
10 curry leaves
A pinch of asafoetida
1 green chilli sliced half vertically
½ kg french beans, finely chopped
1 tsp jaggery powder
2 tbsp grated coconut
Salt to taste

Method :

Heat oil a heavy bottom pan. Add mustard seeds, urad dal, curry leaves and asafoetida. 

When the mustard seeds start spluttering, add the green chillies, beans and ¼ cup of water. Cover with a lid.

When the beans are partially cooked, add salt and jaggery. 

When all the water is absorbed and the beans is cooked, switch off the gas and garnish with grated coconut.

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