Beans porial is a traditional South Indian side dish made with green beans, grated coconut, and aromatic spices. It’s a simple yet flavorful dish that is easy to make and is a staple in many South Indian households.
Beans porial is typically served as a side dish with rice and dal or as an accompaniment to a South Indian thali.
One of the benefits of beans porial is that it is a nutritious and healthy dish. Green beans are low in calories and high in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Coconut is also a good source of healthy fats and adds a delightful flavor to the dish.
Moreover, beans porial is a vegan and gluten-free dish, making it an excellent choice for those with dietary restrictions.
- Beans – ¼ kg.
- Red chillies – 2
- Salt – as needed
- Mustard – ½ tsp.
- Ured dhal – 1 tsp.
- Channa dhal – 1 tsp.
- Oil – 1 tsp.
- Water – 1 cup
- Grated coconut – ¼ cup optional
- Remove the ends of the beans and cut into fine pieces.
- In a pan, heat oil and splutter mustard, ured and channa dhal.
- When the dhals turn its colour, add broken red chilles and fry for ½ a minute.
- Now add beans, salt and water and boil.
- When the water is dried, add coconut gratings.
- Remove from fire and serve with rice as a side dish.