This is my favourite poriyal recipe.My mom makes this as side dish forkeerai sambar and more kuzhambu.Its a very simple and tasty recipe without onion and garlic.
Beans peas poriyal
Beans peas poriyal recipe for rice
Prep time:10 Minutes
Cook time:20 Minutes
Total time:30 Minutes
Beans - 1.25 cups
Peas - 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/8 tsp
Salt & water - as needed
Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Cooking oil - 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - Few
Wash and chop the beans finely.Take the chopped beans and fresh peas in a pressure cooker.Add salt,turmeric powder and red chilli powder.Add 1/2 cup of water.
Pressure cook in high flame for one whistle.After the steam is released,open the cooker.Veggies would be perfectly cooked.Do not cook in low flame else it will turn mushy.Make sure peas is not over cooked.
Dry grind the coconut,jeera and set aside.
In a kadai,heat oil and temper the mustard,urad dal and curry leaves.Add the cooked peas,beans mixture.Keep the flame high and allow the excess water to drain if any.
Now add the ground coconut and saute in medium flame for two minutes.
Yummy beans peas poriyal is ready to be served with rice !
For variations,u can also add chopped carrots.U can skip peas if u don’t have them.Use only beans.
If using dried peas,soak overnight adding a pinch of cooking soda.The next day,drain the soaked water and pressure cook it along with beans.It will get cooked nicely.
U can also add 2 small onions while grinding coconut.It adds a nice flavor to this poriyal.