Monday, May 23, 2011

Avarakai Poriyal / Broad Beans Fry / Indian Beans Fry

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Avarakai Poriyal :  ( Broad Beans Fry )

Broad Beans Fry  is a simple every day South Indian Vegetable recipe. This is easy to prepare and makes a glorious side dish for all rice meals. 

Even though, I m not a big fan of this vegetable, I like this poriyal in my mother’s tinge...!
In this recipe, the broad beans is cooked with spicy ingredients and curry leaves.

Enjoy the palatable taste of this delicious fry..:)
Ingredients:
·         Avarakai / Broad beans / Indian beans     - ¼ kg
·         Oil                                                        - 2 tsp
·         Onion                                                    - 1
·         Tomato                                                 - 1
·         Garlic                                                    - 4 pods
·         Mustard                                                - ¼ tsp
·         Cumin                                                   - ½ tsp
·         Red chilly                                              - 1 or 2
·         Asafetida                                               - a pinch
·         Curry leaves                                          -  a few
·         Turmeric pwd                                         - ¼ tsp
·         Red chilly pwd                                       - 1 tbsp
·         Coriander pwd                                        - ½ tbsp
·         Salt to taste

Method:

1.     Wash and slice  avarakai to small pieces.
2.     Heat oil in a fry pan.
3.     Temper with mustard, cumin seeds, red chilly, asafefita and curry leaves.
4.     Add chopped onion and fry till it turns soft.
5.     Add chopped garlic pieces and saut√© for few seconds.
6.     Add chopped tomato pieces and fry.
7.     Add turmeric pwd, red chilly pwd, coriander pwd, salt and combine.
8.     Add sliced broad beans and stir, until it is soft.
9.     Add ¼ cup water and close with a lid, till the beans cook.
10.  Keep the flame in simmer and drizzle a tsp of oil to sides.
11.  Stir and let it remain for 2 to 3 mins.



12.  Serve  with hot steamed rice,  dal spinach, rasam and crispy chips...:)

54 comments:

  1. looks very tempting beans fry,must have tasted yummy too!!

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  2. I too like avarakkai poriyal... Looks so Gud n the platteris more tempting jay...super

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  3. this looks lovely..will love to have with hot rice..

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  4. it looks full of crunch and health- love it

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  5. Love this beans so much..healthy poriyal dear.

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  6. Oooo spicy, exotic flavors. I am super impressed with your ingredient choices. This dish looks super appetizing!!

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  7. Avarakai poriyal looks delish.

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  8. One of my favorite vegetables. By the way, what curry is that with rice?

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  9. Healthy and perfect curry with rice...

    I prepare it in the same way...

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  10. Just need some rotis to polish it off ~ a great blend of spices!
    US Masala

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  11. Delicious and drool worthy..tempting me a lot.

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  12. healthy curry and perfect with rotis !!

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  13. very nice and different way of making avarakkai. adding garlic sounds yummy

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  14. thanks for sharing the award with me

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  15. Jay, this really looks filling and delicious. I love this kind of side dish. Let to my own devices I have it with rice as a main course. I hope you have a great evening. Blessings...Mary

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  16. Hi Jay,
    This really looks delicious, I feel like spooning it into my mouth rightaway

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  17. Love the broad beans..Delish!

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  18. love these veggie stir fry...healthy comfort food..

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  19. Broad beans are a favorite of mine. This looks beautiful to me.

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  20. wonderful curry! Love Avarakai!

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  21. hey jay,
    The broad beans curry looks so glossy and super spiced...

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  22. Long time I had this and looks so gud

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  23. Fry looks so delicious and mouthwatering. Not to mention it is so healthy as well.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  24. Fry looks so delicious and mouthwatering. Not to mention it is so healthy as well.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  25. Would love to try ur version soon,looks inviting.

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  26. Wow.. yum yum yummm.. looks really good and tempting.. awesome job dear !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  27. looks so savory! so many new ingredients i learn about from your recipes!!

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  28. That's a very lovely poriyal...It's flavourful...

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  29. that does look nice n' spicy...must taste perfect with some hot rice...:)

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  30. I love this curry very much..love 2 hv it wid rice..:)

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  31. I love this curry very much..love 2 hv it wid rice..:)

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  32. Tempting Pics. I love this a lot. If you want this crispy and crunchy, try my version. You will love it.

    http://www.samayaldiary.com/2011/05/avaraikkai-field-beans-poriyal.html

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  33. Love this poriyal with my comforting rasam,yumm!

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  34. nice poriyal....love the different colours in it

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  35. I think we call these Broad Beans - Snow Peas? Not sure.

    But I do enjoy Indian Beans Fry. I have made the French Beans-version before. :p

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  36. OOhh...Looks so delicious..Loved the flavors in this :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  37. That's my hubby's favorite stir-fry. I make it quite oft though in a slightly different way. Will sure try yours :)

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  38. Delicious and healthy comfort food. Love the platter.

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  39. Love this veggie..looks tempting and delicious.

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  40. Delicious looking poriyal! I love the vibrant color!

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  41. an all time fav ..........

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  42. Its Real long time I have seen this veggie! Thanks! :) :P

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  43. Looks delicious.

    -Lavanya
    http://recipecongeries.blogspot.com

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  44. Delicious Avarakkai poriyal..I ll take that plate..
    Saranya
    http://foodandtaste.blogspot.com/

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  45. looks delicious and glad to follow u ....

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  46. Thanks for stopping by. This looks delicious. I love South Indian food!

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  47. wow..thats one healthy and delicicous curry....loved it..

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  48. Jay, this one is my all time fav veggie..And u made me feel drool for this poriyal..

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  49. Delicious and healthy recipe.Beautiful clicks.

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  50. Very delicious side dish!

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  51. Looks delicious and glad to follow you ! Thanks for visiting my blog too.

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  52. FInal pic is great and poriyal is fantastic jay, its been ages i have avarakai!

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