Beans poriyal   [Tamilian style Stir fry]      
                   Quick & Easy side dish for rice

Poriyal is very important, day to day dish that every house hold in Tamilnadu cook. Tamilian meals are not complete without one poriyal variety in it. There are more than 25 varities of poriyal we could make from different vegetables.

Poriyal is very quick and easy to make and very delicious one. Traditionally we never add any spice powders into poriyal. That is the specialty about this dish because you could enjoy an original and natural flavor of  the vegetables.

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Beans - 15 
Oil -  1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Channa dal - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 sprig
Big onion – ¼ cup chopped
Tumeric - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli – 1
Green chilli - 1
salt to taste
Coconut – 3 tbsp Freshly grated  


Wash and Remove both ends of beans
Chop them into small pieces. You may also replace half quantity of beans with carrot to prepare carrot beans poriyal.
Generally we use only shallots for tamilian style cooking. If you want real authentic taste try with shallots otherwise use regular big onions.

Cut onion into small pieces.

In a kadai or pan, add oil.
Once it is hot, add mustard and channa dal.
Once it splutter, add curry leaves, red chilli, green chilli and fry for few seconds.
Add onion and turmeric and fry for 1 minute till it is soft.
Add cut beans with salt to taste.

Reading recipe for five times is equal to watching video one time. My videos are short and detail with quick and necessary tips. So watch video if you want clear view of this recipe.  

Mix everything together, add ½ cup water, cover it with lid.
Cook In medium flame for 8 -10 minutes till beans become soft and well cooked. All water must be absorbed.

Finally add grated coconut. Stir well and switch off the flame. Beans poriyal is ready.

You may prepare sambar, dal or kolumbu variety and serve this poriyal along with hot rice 

Even simply with rasam it taste awesome.
If you don’t have time to prepare any of these, then mix with rice and eat. Its simply superb.
You could also have it with roti.

Deepa suresh
Deeps kitchen
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