French Beans Poriyal

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

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French Beans Poriyal recipe - How to make French Beans Poriyal

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 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 (Abbrv) per serving
Energy91 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates5.8 g
Fiber2.6 g
Fat6.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium6.1 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!