Monday, March 28, 2011

Cluster Beans Poriyal/Guar Beans Poriyal

  1. Cluster Beans     1/4 kg
  2. Onion   1 medium (finely chopped)
  3. Curry leaves    few
  4. Coconut   2 tsp(shredded)
  5. Moongdal    2tbsp
  6. Chilli powder    1 tsp
  7. Turmeric powder    1/4 tsp
  8. Salt    as needed.
To temper
  1. Oil   2-3 tsp
  2. Mustard seeds    1/2 tsp
  3. Chana dal    2 tsp
  4. Urad dal    1 tsp
  5. hing    a pinch
  • Half cook moongdal with  1 and 1/2 cup water and with pinch of turmeric powder.
  • Drain the water and spread the moongdal in a plate and keep aside.(spare the drained water to cook cluster beans).
  • Wash,cut the both ends and chop the cluster beans into small pieces.
  • Heat oil in wok,add the tempering ingredients one by one and fry till chana n urad dal get golden brown,
  • After that add onions and curry leaves,fry for a minute and add the chopped cluster beans.
  • Stir fry the cluster beans for 3-4 minutes(this will help to reduce the bitterness).
  • then add turmeric and chilli powder and mix well.
  • Add enough salt and water (use moongdal cooked water) mix and cook covered till cluster bean get cooked.
  • Once it get cooked,open the lid and stir well ...all the water will be drained but with little moisture.
  • Add shredded coconut and fry for a minute and at last add the moongdal and mix everything gently.
  • Its the cluster beans poriyal is ready .
  • It can be served with sambar,rasam sadham n any variety rices.
Note: some cluster beans will have bitter taste for that reason v r frying them in oil for some minutes.If u don't like adding moongdal omit that and proceed ,but its good choice and rich too.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Thanks for Stopping by and leaving your lovely thoughts...Your few words means a lot to me.Hope you will Visit again!
Please note that any comments with separate links to any external websites or blog events or advertisements may not be published. Thanks for understanding the same.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...