Beans poriyal / Beans stir fry/ Vegetarian lunch ideas

Simple vegetarian lunch ideas. Pictured -Rice Beans Poriyal/ curd and bittergourd in roasted coconut and sesame gravy / Pavakka ellu curry

Love more Poriyal / Stir fry recipes – Try following recipes.

Vazapindi Poriyal / Banana stem stir fry. 

Carrot poriyal. / Carrot stir fry

Beans Poriyal


Beans – 200 gms

Coconut oil – 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Urad dal – 1 tsp
Dry red chilli slit – 2 nos
Curry leaves
 Green chillies -2 nos
Shallots / Kunjulli chopped – 1 tbsp
Grated coconut – 1/4 cup
Salt as needed


Cut beans in to 1/2 inch pieces.

Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and urad dal, Let it splutter. Now add curry leaves, dry red chillies and green chillies. Add chopped shallots and saute. Then add beans along with salt and mix well. sprinkle 1/4 cup of water on the beans. Now lower the heat and close the lid. Let it cook on low heat. When it is cooked, add grated coconut and stir well. Serve hot with rice, sambar, moru curry etc.

13 thoughts on “Beans poriyal / Beans stir fry/ Vegetarian lunch ideas”

  1. This is my favorite and one of the excellent recipe of french beans. Very good share dear friend. ��


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