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December 03, 2012

Avarakkai Poriyal / Broad Beans Stir Fry

Hi Friends ,

This is a simple side that goes well with sambar rice / curd rice / any mixed rice.And its so easy to make and tastes delicious.My mom prepares this side frequently.I love the flavour.In my place I  see this veggie very rarely.Last week I saw this in an Indian shop and at once bought it.Here comes the preparation .Try this simple yummy stir fry…..

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Ingredients

 

Avarakkai / Broad beans – 250 gms

Onion – 1/2 of a big one, chopped

Turmeric powder / Manjal thool – 1/4 tsp

Chilli powder / Milagai thool – 1/2 tsp

Coconut – 1 tbsp , grated

Mustard seeds / Kadugu – 1/2 tsp

Urad dal / Uluntham paruppu – 1/2 tsp

Dry red chillies / Milagai Vathal – 3 in nos.

Asafoetida / Perungaya thool – a pinch

Curry leaves – a spring

Salt to taste

Oil – 2 tsp

Preparation

Wash , trim the ends and remove the fibre from both sides of the broad beans and chop them as shown in the pic. or you can chop them finely too.

Grab all your ingredients.

Heat oil in a kadai and splutter mustard seeds and urad dal.Add curry leaves and asafoetida and red chillies fry for few seconds.Add the onions and fry till golden brown.

Now throw in the chopped veggies and mix well.

Add half cup water and  turmeric powder and chilli powder and required salt and mix well.

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Allow the veggies to cook . (Keep in medium flame will take 10-12 mins)

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Once the veggies get cooked add the grated coconut and give a good mix and keep in flame for 1 more min and switch off.

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Serve this side with sambar rice or any mixed rice of your choice or even with rotis.

Notes:

You can cook them using pressure cooker too. But I like cooking these beans in pan as I feel sometimes it may get mashed in pressure cooker.

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34 comments:

PT said...

i like avarakkai in sambar.. like your preparation too :)

Beena.stephy said...

Tempting stir fry dear

divya said...

yummy n delicious...

Priya R said...

healthy side to sambar rice

Shobha said...

This is my favourite dish.. but we don't get it in Brazil.. so I make snow-peas in this style..

S.Menaga said...

Me too missed this veggie,super tempting stir fry....

Ramya Krishnamurthy said...

healthy veggie.my fav too

Vikis Kitchen said...

Avarakkai poriyal looks very delicious dear.

Suja Manoj said...

Healthy and yummy stirfry

Mélange said...

One of my fav veggies...Your recipe sounds nice.

Mélange said...

One of my fav veggies...Your recipe sounds nice.

Julie said...

Delicious stir fry,yumm:)
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Bhavna Bagri said...

Healthy veggie....

Priya said...

Love this poriyal, my grandma add tiny shrimps to this poriyal and i can enjoy this stir fry with a bowl of rice.

Shailaja Reddy said...

Lovely stir fry.

Neela Rufus said...

Lovely poriyal...we used to eat this with sambar rice :)

Latha Madhusudhan said...

Wow...lovely cliks with the steamy effects.

Avarakai poriyal and sambar my fav combi. I am loving this
as we used to have a plant and used to get enough of this.

Lovely lovely!!

Aruna Manikandan said...

healthy and delicious stir fry :)

faiza kader said...

Healthy side dish

♥LOVE2COOK MALAYSIA♥ said...

Delicious and healthy stirfry! ;)

Jay said...

wow...looks great..
Tasty Appetite

Swathi Iyer said...

Avarakai is my favorite beans poriyal looks delicious.

Amelia said...

Hi Tamilarasi, delicious and healthy dish. Look appetizing.

Have a nice week ahead,regards.

Jay said...

looks delicious with yummmy flavors..
Tasty Appetite

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Delicious stir fry..yum..

What's Baking?? said...

Fresh n yummy.

Shobha Kamath said...

Healthy and a great looking side dish.

Maha Gadde said...

easy n healthy recipe

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easy healthy inviting stire
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Divya Pramil said...

I do this almost the same way dear..Perfect sides for any curry :)
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Janani said...

First time to your space lovely collection of recipes.Glad to know u.

Anonymous said...

When you use avarkai with mutton gravy it tasts yum

spicedvegan said...

Hello!

Thank you for this recipe! I tried it today and it was awesome. I've blogged about it and linked to this page. Hope you don't mind! Cheers :)

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