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Beans Poriyal

Sujata Limbu
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Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Beans Poriyal RECIPE

This recipe, made from french beans with grated coconut is a favourite and highly popular amongst Tamils.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Everyday
  • Tamil Nadu
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 200 grams french beans cut in halves
  2. 2 teaspoon urad dal
  3. 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  4. 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  5. 1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (hing)
  6. 1 onion finely chopped
  7. 5-6 curry leaves
  8. 25 grams coconut freshly grated
  9. 1 tablespoon oil
  10. Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a kadhai/ pan. Once the oil is hot, put in the mustard and cumin seeds.
  2. Once they crackle put in the asafoetida, curry leaves, dal and give it a good stir.
  3. Sauté and cook this on a medium heat for a minute or so.
  4. Then put in the beans and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
  5. Next, pour in half a cup of water along with salt and let it cook for 8-10 minutes on medium heat.
  6. Once the water dries up, add in the grated coconut and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  7. Serve hot alongside rice or chapatis as desired.

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Thenthisai Prabu
Thenthisai Prabu   Sep-22-2015


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