Bean Poriyal

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: about 15-20 minutes
  • Serves: 4
  • Freezing: excellent

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Tiring day and still need to prepare dinner? Try this quick recipe, smile and enjoy a tasty meal with the family.

  • Ingredients:

  • 1½ tbsp (22 mL) Crisco® Vegetable Oil
  • 1 pinch asafetida
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) black mustard seeds
  • 1½ tsp (7 mL) split urad dal, skinless
  • 2 dry red chilis, whole
  • 1 lb (454 grams) string beans, washed, cut into ½”(1 cm) long pieces
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) fresh grated coconut
  • Method:

  • Heat oil in a thick bottom pan. Add asafetida and mustard seeds. As they sputter, add urad dal and red chilies. As they sizzle, add beans. Cover and cook on medium heat for 5-8 minutes until beans begin to soften.
  • Uncover. Continue cooking 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until cooked.
  • Add coconut. Mix well.
  • Turn off heat. Serve hot with rice and rasam.
  • Tip:

  • Use desiccated shredded coconut for the recipe if fresh is not available. Add coconut with beans and follow same cooking instructions.
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