Carrot Beans Curry (Porial)

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Microwave Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 cup - onion, chopped
  • 1 cup - carrot, cut into 1/2 cm dice
  • 1 cup - beans, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp - black gram (urad) dal
  • 1 tsp - chili powder or to taste
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • few curry leaves
  • salt to taste

How to Make Carrot Beans Curry (Porial)

  • Heat oil in a small fry pan over the gas. Add mustard. When it splutters, add dal. When the dal turns golden brown, add curry leaves.
  • Pour it in a shallow microwave-proof glass dish. Add onion. Cook on full power for 3 minutes, and stir it once half way through cooking.
  • Add the vegetables, chilli, and turmeric powders. Sprinkle 2-3 tbsp of water. Cook covered on full power for 8-10 minutes.
  • Add salt to taste. Mix well. Cook for 2 more minutes. Serve hot, garnished with ground coconut if desired.