10 Jan 2016

Avarakkai Poriyal | Broad Beans Stir Fry

Broad beans is one of the healthiest vegetable full of fibre, vitamins and minerals. I have posted a recipe on avarakkai masala and this is another avarakkai dish that we make at home. This is easy and simple to make and goes very well with sambar or rasam rice.

Avarakkai Poriyal

Preparation time 15 mins | Cooking time 20 mins | Serves 3

  • Avarakkai - 500 gms
  • Onion - 1
  • Green chilli - 2, slit
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Cumin powder - 1 tsp
  • Water - 1 cup
  • Coconut - 3 tbsp, grated
  • Salt - to taste
To Temper
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal - 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves - few
Avarakkai Poriyal

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Avarakkai Poriyal

1. Chop the avarakkai fine, chop the onions and grate the coconut and set aside.
2. In a kadai, heat oil. Add the mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves.

3. When the mustard seeds splutter, add the chopped onions and green chillies.
4. Saute until the onions turn translucent.
5. Add the chopped avarakkai and salt. Saute for a minute then add the turmeric powder and cumin powder. 
6. Mix well and add the water. Cover and cook for atleast 10 minutes until the avarakkai is completely cooked and all the water is gone.
7. Now add the grated coconut, mix in and switch off.

Avarakkai Poriyal

1. Sometimes we make this poriyal without the onion and coconut, still tastes great!

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  1. Yummy Poriyal recipe and tempting pictures too. Thanks for sharing.

  2. healthy one...Avarakkai is good to reduce cholesterol :)

  3. I have seen this in stores here, I guess they are in season now... delicious looking poriyal... :)

  4. Such a simple recipe but the dish looks so so inviting!


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