Thursday, September 14, 2017

Karamani Poriyal - Long beans stir fry - Low calorie vegetable recipe - Diet recipe - Diabetic recipe

Karamani Poriyal or Long beans stir fry is one of the healthy lunch side dish recipe which goes well with Sambar, rasam or any variety rice recipe. Long beans are good for people of all ages. They are rich in folates and vitamin C. It is one of the low calorie vegetable which reduces the LDL cholesterol level.

Ingredients for making Long Beans / Karamani Poriyal

Long beans - 1/4 kg
Onion - 1
Chilli powder - 1 tsp.
Mustard seeds - 1tsp.
Split urad dal - 2 tsp.
A pinch of turmeric powder.
Grated coconut - 2 tbsp.
A sprig of curry leaves

Method for making Long Beans/ Karamani Poriyal

1. Finely chop the long beans and onion.

2. Heat oil in a kadai add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter next add the urad dal when the dal turns brown add the curry leaves.

3. Next add the finely chopped onions and saute till they become transparent.

4. Now add the chopped long beans and saute well.

5. Add salt, chilly powder and turmeric powder sprinkle some water and close it with a lid and cook in a medium flame.

6. It will take just 3 to 5 minutes for it to be cooked. Avoid overcooking to retain the green color.

7. After it is cooked add grated coconut and stir well.

Now the yummy healthy greeny long beans poriyal is ready for lunch.


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