Beans-Carrots Poriyal (Stir-Fry) is a popular dish in South Indian cuisine that combines the flavors of beans and carrots. The dish is typically made by sautéing the vegetables with spices and coconut.
Here’s a simple recipe for making Beans-Carrots Poriyal:
- 1 cup beans (french beans), trimmed and chopped
- 1 cup grated carrots
- 1/2 cup grated coconut
- 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
- 1 teaspoon urad dal
- 1 teaspoon chana dal
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 2 green chili, finely chopped
- 2 sprigs curry leaves
- 2 tablespoon oil
- Salt to taste
- Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, urad dal, chana dal and cumin seeds.
- When the seeds start to splutter, add the green chili and curry leaves.
- Add the chopped beans and grated carrots to the pan and stir well.
- Add salt to taste and stir well.
- Cover and cook for about 10-12 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.
- Stir occasionally to prevent the vegetables from sticking to the bottom of the pan.
- Once the vegetables are cooked, remove the pan from heat and add grated coconut.
- Stir well and serve with rice or chapati.
Note: You can adjust the amount of spices according to your taste preference. And you can add any other vegetable of your choice to make it more nutritious and flavorful.