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French Beans Stir-Fry

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Usually we prepare French beans stir-fry with some spice powder or with green chillies and coconut, but this time it’s completely different. I have prepared this French Beans Stir-fry with Idly chilli Powder.

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It was delicious, but consumed little time that the usual one, not only it can be served as side dish for food. But also it can be served along with Steamed rice and a tsp of ghee / clarified butter. Let me the share the recipe…

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French Beans Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

  • French Beans – ½ kg
  • Idly chilli powder – 4 tbsp
  • Coconut Oil – 2 ½ tbsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split Blackgram – 2 tsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Clean and remove the ends and finely chop the French beans into pieces.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, split blackgram and curry leaves, wait until they crackle.
  • Add the finely chopped French beans and cook for few mins.
  • Sprinkle little water once they become dry, continue the same process.
  • Once the French beans turns it color to pale green in color, add half the amount of Idly chilli powder and continue cooking.
  • Check for the salt, as we have salt in Idly chilli powder.
  • Once it’s almost done, sprinkle the leftover Idly chilli powder and cook for another few mins, so that it becomes crispy and soft.
  • Transfer it to a bowl.

Serve hot with steamed rice topped with a tsp of ghee or serve as side dish for lunch.

 

French Beans Stir-Fry / Beans Poriyal

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This french beans fry is a traditional one which I use to have very often from my childhood. This taste good and has too many health benefits. Let us move on to the recipe…

French Beans Stir-Fry / Beans Poriyal

French Beans Stir-Fry / Beans Poriyal

Ingredients:

  • French Beans – 250 gm
  • Onion – 1 no (medium sized)
  • Green chilies – 2 nos
  • Grated coconut – 1 ½ tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 3 tsp

Preparation:

  • Remove the thread along the sides and finely chop the french beans.
  • Peel and finely chop the onion and green chili.
  • Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard, split blackgram and curry leaves. Wait till they crackle.
  • Add in the onions and green chilies. Cook till they turn transparent.
  • Add in the french beans followed by salt, turmeric and cumin powder. Cook till the raw smell goes off.
  • Pour in a cup of water, bring it to boil and cover with the lid.
  • Remove the lid when the french beans are cooked (turns to olive green color).
  • Add in the grated coconut and saute them for few mins, till the coconut gets blend with the beans and it becomes dry.

Serve hot with steamed rice and curry.

Broad beans Stir fry / Avarakkai Poriyal

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Broad beans are also known as Field beans, horse beans and also Windsor beans.  It is packed with health benefits and few of them are:

  • Promotes heart health
  • Rich in nutrients
  • The larger amount of amino acids in it, makes us happy by enhancing the mood and reduce depressive disorders.
  • The iron content in it, is mainly responsible for moving oxygen through the lungs to many other cells.

This broad beans stir fry is easy and takes little time to prepare. Also it tastes delicious when served with sambhar and curd rice. Let us move on to the recipe…

Broad beans stir fry / Avarakkai Poriyal

Broad beans stir fry / Avarakkai Poriyal

Ingredients:

  • Broad beans/Avarakkai – ½ kg
  • Onion – 1 no(medium sized)
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram – ¼ tsp
  • Curry leaves – a string
  • Grated coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder – ¼ tsp
  • Chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation:

  • Chop the onion into fine pieces and chop the broad beans by removing the string in the sides.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Pour oil, put mustard, blackgram and curry leaves to it. Wait till they crackle.
  • Put the onion and fry them till they turn transparent.
  • Put the broadbeans/avarakkai, followed with all the spice powder and salt.
  • Fry them till the raw smell goes off. Pour in half a cup of water, cover with the lid and allow cooking.
  • Remove the lid, when it’s done and put the grated coconut, fry for few mins till the beans become become dry and coconut turns to light brown colour and leaves it raw smell.