Saturday, January 19, 2013

Beans Palya / Beans Dry Curry


Beans Palya is usually a side dish accompanied by a main dish like Tomato Saaru / Rasam or may be Curd Rice or Chapati too. Other veggies which can also be pan fried with beans are carrot, beetroot or their combination too.
Preparation Time
10 Minutes
Cooking Time
20 Minutes
Serves
3-4 People
Ingredients
 
 
Green Beans
Green Chillies
Grated Coconut
Turmeric Powder
Salt
Jaggery
3 Cups
1-2
1 Tbsp.
½ Tsp.
To Taste
To Taste
Seasoning
Mustard
Urad Dal
Asafetida
Oil
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
Pinch
As reqd.
Method
1.        Chop beans finely and slit green chillies.
2.       In a pan, heat oil, add mustard and Urad dal.
3.       After the seasoning, add chopped beans, slit green chillies, turmeric powder and curry leaves.
4.       Add a little water and cover the pan.
5.       Cook till the beans are done but they still stay crunchy.
6.       Add grated coconut, salt and jaggery and mix well.
7.       Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
8.       Serve with hot rice and Rasam.
Note: Beans can also be pressure cooked without water. Drain the water if any after pressure cooking. After the seasoning add the beans, green chillies, coconut, salt and jaggery.
Mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes.