Thursday, December 07, 2006

Beans Kootu and Black eyed beans poriyal

Beans Kootu


Toor dal - 1 cup (cooked)
Beans - 1cup(chopped)
Mustard seeds - 1tsp
Urad dal - 1/2tsp
Perungayam - a pinch
Turmeric powder -1/2tsp
Curry leaves - as needed

For grinding

Coconut- 1/4cup
Jeera - 1/4tsp
Garlic - 1 pod
Shallot - 1
Red chillies - 5-6


Grind the coconut with other ingredients listed under "For grinding" into a fine paste.In a pan heat oil and fry mustard seeds,urad dal and curry leaves.Add beans and fry well.After the beans are well cooked add the grinded coconut paste and fry till the raw smell goes.Now add toor dal.Add turmeric powder and perungayam and boil for abt 5-6 mintues.Serve hot with rice.

Black eyed beans poriyal


Black eyed beans - 1/2 cup (cooked)
Coconut - 2tbsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Garlic - 1 clove
Curry leaves - as needed
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilli powder - 1tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2tsp
Urad dal -1/2tsp
Oil - as needed


Soak and cook black eyed beans.Grind coconut,garlic,jeera,curryleaves,chilli powder,turmeric powder into a coarse paste.In a pan heat oil and fry mustard seeds,urad dal, curryleaves and then add the coconut paste and fry very well.After the raw smell goes, add the beans and salt.Fry for some more time.Serve hot with rice or roti.


Asha said...

Hi Mahesh,welcome back! I missed your posts.

Yummy dishes again, both of them.Thank you so much.

Be warm and take care.

Maheswari said...

Thanks Asha, had some friends over and couldn't post...

surya said...

Hi Maheswari,I am here by the comment you posted on my blog.I passed through all the archives in your blog.Recipes are so good and simple to make.Thanks for the nice dishes.

Aruna said...

You have a nice site & very delicous recipes, but what is "Perungayam" used in this recipe. Thanks Aruna

Maheswari said...

Thanks surya

Thanks Aruna, "Perungayam" is Asafoetida