Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Beans Vellai Porial /Beans Curry

Beans Vellai Poriyal/Beans Curry!

Beans are rich in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and dietary fibre. Recently researchers

have found that beans possess excellent anti-oxidant capacity.

This simple curry is very easy to make in a very short time. Kids would love to eat.


Beans – 250 gms

Green Chilli – 1(slit into half)

Grated Coconut – 2 tsp. (optional)


Curry Leaves – few

Mustard Seeds – ¼ tsp.

Urad Dhal – ¼ tsp.

Zeera/cumin seeds – ½ tsp.


Final Addition:

Poriyal Podi/Dhaniya Powder – 1 tsp. (according to taste you can add more or less)

You can find the recipe for Porial podi/Dhaniya Powder, under the label Podi Varieties.

Poriyal Podi/Dhaniya Powder


Wash and slice the beans into small rings.

Heat the pan with 1 tbs. of oil, after it gets heated add the mustard seeds, once they

splutter, add urad dhal, followed by jeera, chilli and curry leaves.

After a minute, add beans. Cook for few minutes, add necessary salt. Cook until soft, it

might take 7 to 10 minutes. Toss the grated coconut, stir well. Switch off the stove and mix

the porial podi. Serve hot with rice and ghee/sambar/puzhi kozhambu.


Beans Vellai Poriyal/Beans Curry!


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