Monday, September 26, 2016

Beans Poriyal | Beans Thoran | Beans Stir Fry

Beans poriyal , a simple stir fry made with beans and moong dal flavored with coconut & coconut oil.It is one of the easiest and tastiest poriyal and we used to make this as accompaniment for sambar and rice.
Though i'm not a big beans lover, i love this poriyal with sambar much. Amma always suggest to use coconut oil for any poriyal made with grated coconut.It bring out the flavor of coconut very well even with adding less grated coconut.So i highly recommend to use it. Give a try to this method of making beans poriyal, you wont be disappointed for sure.

Beans Poriyal

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 20 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Accompaniment | Recipe Cuisine: Indian
Beans - 20 
Moong dal - 1 tbsp
Grated Coconut - 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste
To Grind
Cumin seed - 1 tsp
Pearl onion -1 
Garlic - 1 pod
Green chili - 1
To Temper
Coconut Oil - 1 tsp
Mustard & urad dal -1/2 tsp
Curry leavs - few
Pearl onion - 1 chopped

Heat a kadai with 1/2 cup of water and add moong dal. Let it comes to boil, in the mean time, chop the beans into small pieces.Add the beans into moong dal and let the beans to cook.In the mean time, add all the ingredients listed under "To Grind" in the mixie jar and grind into coarse mixture.Add the chili paste into beans and required salt.Let the beans to cook soft.Once it's cooked, add the grated coconut and give a good mix.Switch off the flame.Heat the pan with oil for tempering and add all the ingredients listed under "To Temper" one by one.Saute till the onions becomes translucent, add the cooked beans and give a good mix.That's it Beans poriyal is ready to serve. Serve it with sambar and rice.
  • Moong dal should be cooked soft, dont over cook the dal.
  • Add more or less grated coconut as per your wish.
  • Coconut oil gives great flavor to the poriyal.

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