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Beans Ellu (Til seeds) Poriyal

This simple and easy to make Poriyal is made with sesame seeds (Ellu) and green beans. This is a good side dish for rice.

Beans Ellu (Til seeds) Poriyal

Recipe rating: N/A
Recipe by S Kamala Course: PoriyalCuisine: IndianDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes

This simple and easy to make Poriyal is made with sesame seeds (Ellu) and green beans. This is a good side dish for rice.

Ingredients

  • Beans -100 grams

  • Green Chilli – 2 to 3

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Coconut gratings – 2 tablespoons

  • Sesame seeds (White Ellu) – 3 teaspoons

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Urad dhal – 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin (Jeeragam) – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon or as per taste

Directions

  • Wash the beans, cut it into 2″ long pieces and then slit each piece lengthwise into four.
  • Slit the green chillies into two.
  • In a small frying pan add the Ellu (til seeds) and dry fry till it turns light brown. Cool it. Keep 1 teaspoon fried til for garnishing. Powder the remaining ellu (til).
  • In a frying pan add a teaspoon of oil and when it is hot add mustard. When it pops up add urad dhal, cumin, green chillies and curry leaves.
  • Fry till the urad dhal become golden brown.
  • Add beans and sprinkle a handful of water along with salt. Mix well. Close with a lid and cook it on medium flame.
  • When the beans are cooked soft, add ellu powder and mix well.
  • Finally add the coconut gratings and once again stir well.
  • Transfer to a bowl and sprinkle the fried til seeds over the beans.
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