long beans- 1/2lb & cut in to small pieces
potato- 1 large size peeled & cut in to small pieces (optional)
2 tblsp channa dal
2 tblsp urad dal
1 tblsp whole coriander seeds
3-4 dry red chillies
2tblsp grated coconut
2 garlic cloves
1 tsp tarmarind pulp
vegetable oil- 1tblsp
1 medium size onion- chopped
turmeric powder- 1tsp
salt- as per the taste
coconut oil/ veg oil - 1tblsp
curry leaves- a few
dry red chillies- 2 nos broken
cumin/ mustard seeds- 1tsp
Heat a a kadhai, add cut potatoes & green beans, add 2tblsp of water and a pinch of salt. then boil it in low flame for 5-7 mins till they becomes tender. Once the veggies are cooked transfer them into a bowl and set aside.
Add grated coconut & tamarind pulp. grind them in to a coarse paste (not too smooth) adding a little water.
Heat a pan. Add 1tblsp of oil. Add urad daal, dry red chilles , mustard cumin seeds.When the mustard seeds start crackling , add the curry leaves & chopped onion. saute till they become translucent. Add turmeric powder, mix well & then add the blended Masala Paste.
Stir it on a low flame until it gets nice and dry. Finally put the veggies the pan , adjust salt and mix all together.
Now your long bean poriyal is ready to serve...
serve hot with steamed rice/ sambar or u can serve with paratha/chapati as a side dish.