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Beans with the combination of steamed toor dhal (kandhi pappu) with some spices makes this dish so delicious. It is best served with steamed rice, Rasam, Curd rice. Sure everyone loves it !!!

Ingredients :

Beans - 1/4 chopped
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Urad dhal - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Red chillies - 2
Onion - 1/4 cup chopped
Tamarind extract- 1 tbsp(optional)
Oil - as required
Salt - As required

Grinding Dhal batter :

Toor dhal(Kandhi pappu) - 1/4 cup (soak for 1/2 hr)
Coconut - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Asafoetida - pinch
Garlic- 1 pod
Red chillies - 2

Method :

1. Grind the above ingredients to a coarse paste (thick paste) like how we grind for vadai and adai.
2. In idli plates or the round plate apply some oil and make the cooker ready for steaming.
3. Now mix the chopped beans with this ground dhal batter and pour this in the plates.
4. Now steam for 15 minutes.
5. Crumble them when it is cooled.
6. Heat oil in frying pan , add mustard, urad dhal, Asafoetida, Curry leaves, Chopped onion, Red chillies one by one.
7. Saute until onion turns golden brown.
8. Now add tamarind, then add crumbled beans mixture.
9. Fry well so that everything is well blended and they are slightly roasted.
10. Garnish with coriander and serve with hot rice.

Nithi  – (March 28, 2009 at 11:02 PM)  

This is one of my favorite poriyal :) the decoration and photography is amazing anni. :)

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