French Beans Poriyal

French Beans Poriyal

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Poriyal is a generic term used to refer to dry curries in tamilnadu, and is an indispensable part of the tamilian thali meal. Such curries can be made plain, with a simple seasoning of mustard and urad dal, or with a more elaborate flavouring of powdered spices.

French Beans Poriyal recipe - How to make French Beans Poriyal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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  1. Heat the oil in a kadhai and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the cumin seeds, urad dal, chana dal, red chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
  3. Add the french beans, ½ cup of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes till they are cooked, while stirring once in between.
  4. Add the coconut, mix gently and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy86 cal
Protein1.8 g
Carbohydrates5 g
Fiber2.3 g
Fat6.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A118.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.3 mg
Vitamin C15.1 mg
Folic Acid32.4 mcg
Calcium34.1 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4 mg
Potassium92 mg
Zinc0.3 mg


French Beans Poriyal
 on 21 Sep 16 11:41 AM

Love this recipe.
French Beans Poriyal
 on 30 Jan 16 05:24 PM

Great recipe - the beans were full of flavour. The chana and urad dal gave the dish a nice, nutty taste. Thanks!