Green Beans Poriyal

Green beans is rich in vitamin A and also high in fiber. It is also a very good source of iron and folic acid. Always wash the beans in water before cutting them.  Whike cooking don’t add too much water to it, instead sprinkle some water.


  • Green beans 2cups
  • Urad dal
  • Mustard seeds
  • Curry leaves
  • Green chilli
  • Coconut [optional]
  • Salt as required


  • Heat oil in a pan, and add mustard seeds.
  • When it splutters add urad dal, fry for a minute and then add curry leaves and green chilli.
  • Then add the beans and fry for a while and sprinkle some water then close the lid.
  • Cook until the beans is done. Add then add the grated coconut to it.
  • Serve with dal and rice.