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Kothavarangai poriyal | Cluster beans poriyal | Avarakkai poriyal recipe

Kothavarangai poriyal | Cluster beans poriyal | Avarakkai poriyal recipe with detailed step by step instructions with pictures and video recipe below. 

Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

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What is Kothavarangai poriyal

Kothavarangai poriyal is a south Indian stir fry recipe using Kothavarangai / Cluster beans. Kothavarangai poriyal is also known as Kothavarangai Thoran, Avarakkai poriyal or Cluster beans stir fry. Every south Indian lunch recipe especially Tamilnadu contains a poriyal as a side dish for rice. Poriyal means vegetable stir fry which can be prepared with any one vegetable like cabbage, carrot, beetroot, beans, etc. You can also check other stir fry recipes like

Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

Cluster beans poriyal is healthy as well as a tasty side dish for rice. It is very easy and makes it in a few minutes. It is the best side dish for rice with sambar and rasam. Cluster beans poriyal can be prepared with Cluster beans and a simple masala prepared with coconut, jeera, green chilly and asafoetida. Also with a simple seasoning with mustard seeds, curry leaves, urad dhal and red chilly. You can also check other rice side dish recipes like

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Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

Kothavarangai poriyal | Cluster beans poriyal | Avarakkai poriyal

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Kothavarangai poriyal is a south Indian stir fry recipe using Kothavarangai / Cluster beans. Kothavarangai poriyal is also known as Kothavarangai Thoran, Avarakkai poriyal or Cluster beans stir fry.
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish, stir fry
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 215 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cup Kothavarangai/ Cluster beans
  • Salt (As needed)
  • Water (As needed)
  • ½ cup Coconut
  • ½ tsp Jeera
  • 2 Green chilly
  • ½ tsp Turmeric powder
  • ¼ tsp Asafoetida
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • ¼ tsp Mustard seeds
  • ¼ tsp Urad dhal
  • 1 Red chilly
  • Curry leaves (few)

Instructions

  • In a pan, add chopped cluster beans, salt and water and mix well.
  • Cover and cook until cluster beans are cooked well.
  • Drain the water from cluster beans and keep aside.
  • Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan.
  • Add mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves and saute well.
  • Add cooked cluster beans and stir well.
  • Add turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt mix well and saute for a few minutes.
  • In a mixer, add coconut, green chilly and jeera grind coarsely.
  • Add this coarsely grinded coconut into cooked cluster beans and stir well.
  • Cluster beans stir fry/ kothavarangai poriyal is ready to serve.

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Kothavarangai poriyal | Cluster beans poriyal | Avarakkai poriyal recipe with step by step pictures:

1.In a pan, add chopped cluster beans, salt and water and mix well.

Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal
Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

2.Cover and cook until cluster beans are cooked well.

3.Drain the water from cluster beans and keep aside.

4.Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan.

5.Add mustard seeds, urad dhal, red chilly and curry leaves and saute well.

6.Add cooked cluster beans and stir well.

7.Add turmeric powder, asafoetida and salt mix well and saute for a few minutes.

8.In a mixer, add coconut, green chilly and jeera grind coarsely.

9.Add this coarsely grinded coconut into cooked cluster beans and stir well. 

Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

10.Cluster beans stir fry/ kothavarangai poriyal is ready to serve.

Kothavarangai poriyal Cluster beans poriyal Avarakkai poriyal

Keywords to understand

Ingredients Other Words

Cluster beansAvaraikai, ganvaar phalee
Saltuppu, namak
Oil enney, tel
Mustard seedskatuku, sarason ke beej
Curry leaveskariveppilai, karee patte
Red chillycivappu milakay, laal mirch
Green chillyPaccai milakay, haree mirch
Urad dhalulundhu, udad daal
Jeerajeeragam, cumin seeds
Asafoetida Kayam, Hing
Turmeric powdermanjal tul, haldee paudar
CoconutTenkay, naariyal

Note

1.Drain all water from cluster beans before adding it to the tempering.
2.Don’t overcook cluster beans until it turns mushy.
3.Increase or decrease the quantity of green chilly according to the spices.

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