April 27, 2007

Beans Fry (Beans Poriyal)

Ingredients :

1 cup chopped fresh beans
2 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp jeera
1/2 tsp mustards
1 tsp urid dal
1 tsp chanadal
2 dry red chillies (cut each into 2 pieces)
2 green chillies (slit them length wise)
few curry leaves
1/2 tsp ginger juliens
1/2 tsp garlic juliens
1 chopped onion
a pinch of turmeric powder
salt as per taste
2 tbsp fresh grated coconut (optional)

Method :

1. Heat oil in a kadai, once hot, add jeera and mustards, let them pop, add chana dal and urid dal, fry them for 10 seconds, then add red chillies, green chillies, ginger, garlic juliens and curry leaves, fry them for more 15 seconds on low flame.

2. Now add chopped onions, mix, fry them till transparent, add turmeric powder and chopped beans, mix, covered, stirring and cook till the beans become tender on low flame.

3. Then add fresh grated coconut and salt, mix, covered, cook for more 5 minutes.

4. Turn off the heat, serve with rice.

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