Sunday, March 20, 2011

Vishu Recipe -Beans Poduthuval (Dry beans Curry)


To pressure cook

½ kg beans

½ tsp. turmeric powder

Salt to taste

For Garnishing

¼ coconuts (grated)

4 green chilies

For seasoning

1 tsp. mustard seeds

1tsp black gram dal

2 red chilies (broken)

2 tbsp. oil


Wash and chop the beans into very fine pieces. Add turmeric powder and salt, then pressure cook. Set aside. Heat the oil and add mustard seeds, black gram dal and red chillies.when brown, add the cooked vegetables. Cook on a low fire till the vegetables become dry. Run the grated coconut and green chilies in the mixie for a minute and add to the vegetables. Serve hot.

  • You can substitute beans with cluster or string beans.
  • You can also add 100 gms shelled green peas along with the beans while cooking.

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