Authentic Recipes from the Kitchens of Shriya, Nithu & Arthi!

Beans Poriyal / Beans Stir fry

I love all the vegetables especially when they are cooked in a simple way..Beans poriyal is one of that kind. It is nutritious too. It goes well with Sambar, Rasam..

Time of Preparation : 20 minutes
No of Servings : 2
Spice level : 3 out of 5


  • Beans – 200g (cut into small cubes)
  • Onions – 1/2 (finely chopped)
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chillies / green chillies – 4 (according to spice level)
  • Coconut – 1 tbsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Asafoetida – a pinch
  • Curry leaves – a few

Method of Preparation:

  1. Take the beans in a microwave bowl and add little salt and sprinkle some water.
  2. Cover it with a plate and microwave it for 5 minutes so that they are half cooked.
  3. In the meantime heat oil in a pan and add mustard seed followed by the asafoetida, curry leaves and red chillies.
  4. Then add the chopped onions and fry till they become translucent.
  5. Now add the beans and fry them till they are completely cooked.
  6. Add the coconut and remove it from the heat.


  1. arthi beans poriyal looks really delicious …i too make this in same way …very comfort n healthy food

  2. Arthi,

    I make this poriyal more often. Yours looks perfect and delicious.

  3. I make this poriyal this way too, but never thought about microwaving it… looks like a good idea, will try next time.

  4. beans stir fry looks very healthy and delicious..adding grated coconut to the fry is new to me..looks yumm

  5. Very easy yet tasty stir fry and healthy too…

  6. One of my fav stir fry! So healthy and yumm!

  7. wow, beautiful beans poriyal, my fav, great

  8. arti thats a very deliicous and healthy poriyal .evertime favorite one.. with rasam really a best combo

  9. simple, easy n satisfying..i love this stir fry..nice one arti 🙂

  10. That looks beautiful dear, amazing 🙂

  11. Even i do beans poriyal but never added onion till now…will surely try your version too…looks delicious arti

  12. i love beans as well..gimme rice beans and dal and im happy any day

  13. My daughter’s fav poriyal…yumm

  14. Thank you all 🙂