Carrot Beans Poriyal (as in Restaurants of TN)

Carrot Beans Poriyal
Carrot Beans Poriyal

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Carrots & Beans cooked with Onions & garnished with coconuts, Wow.. a healthy side dish for  Chapathi & perfect sidedish for a mid-day meal, in South India.

Servings: 4 Persons
Recipe: Mrs.Angelin Ramesh, Chennai


Carrot (½kg Chopped Small)

French Beans (100gms, chopped finely)

Green Chilly  (2 stilted)

for seasoning: Jeera, Mustard & Urud Dal – ½ tsp each

Curry leaves (a sprig)

Onion (Chopped ½ cup)

Coconut (Grated ½ cup or grinded coarsely using mixie)

Oil (½tsp)

Salt – to taste


Heat oil in a pan/Kadai, fry mustard seeds, dal, chilly, curry leaves, wait till mustard sputters.

Add onion and fry for a minute in medium flame, in medium flame

Add carrots, beans, salt & sprinkle water. 

Lower the flame & cover it with a lid for 10 minutes.

When cooked, add grated coconut & mix well.


Dole out Yummy Carrot Beans Poriyal – as a sidedish for Rice/Chapathi


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