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Monday, April 7, 2008

French Beans Poriyal

French beans - 1/4 kg
Onions - 1, medium sized
Red chillies - 2-4
Grated Coconut - 1/4 cup
Mustard seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Curry leaves - few
Black gram (Urad Dal / Uzhunthu) - 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds - 1/2 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil - 2 tablespoons

Remove the top and tail of beans, cut into thin pieces.

Add oil in a pan and allow the mustard seeds to splitter. Add urad dal and fry until they are light brown. Add cumin seeds, red chillies, chopped onions, curry leaves and fry until onions are soft. Add the cut french beans and fry well. Close the pan with a lid and allow the beans to cook for 10-15 minutes on a low flame.

If the vegetables are not cooked, you can sprinkle water, close lid and cook again for 10 minutes. Once they are cooked, add salt and mix well. Let it cook for 5 minutes and put off hte falme. Garnish with grated coconut and serve hot with rice.

Cooking time : 20-30 minutes
Serves 4-5 persons


Anonymous said...

Beans looks so good. Excellent picture. Thanks.


Lovlie said...

This looks really nice! Will sure try this!