Long Green Beans And potato fry

South Indian way of frying green beans and potatoes with Indian spices.

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Preparation Time : 10 mins

Cooking Time : 10-15 mins

Serves : 4-5

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Main Ingredient : Vegetables
Recipe Type : Dinner Lunch

Ingredients :


  • Lond Green Beans (Kaaraamani/Thatta kaai) - 200g
  • Potato - 1 small
  • Urid Dal - 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves - 2-3
  • Dry red Chilli - 2 - break it into 3-4 pieces
  • Onion cut - 1 tblsp
  • Cumin (jeera) powder - ½ tsp (optional)
  • Oil - 3 tsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • Water - as required

Method :
  1. Wash and Cut beans into 1 inch long pieces. Cut the onion coarsely.
  2. Heat a pan on the stove and add oil.
  3. When the oil is hot enough, add urid dal, dry red chilli and curry leaves. Fry for about a minute.
  4. Add onion and fry for a minute. Add cut beans, potatoes and salt. Fry for few minutes.
  5. Add about 1/4 cup of water.
  6. Cover and cook for about 8-10 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked well.
  7. Open the lid and stir the vegetables few times whilst it is getting cooked to avoid the sticking of vegetables at the bottom of the pan.
  8. Once the beans and potatoes are cooked, add cumin powder and fry for further 2-3 minutes.
  9. Serve them in a serving dish when they are ready.

Notes : Suitable for Rice and Lamb curry, Chicken Curry or Sambar, Rasam or Garlic curry.

Other Names : Karamani poriyal, Thatta kai poriyal


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