Chow Chow And Beans Poriyal Recipe
A healthy vegetarian side dish made from softly cooked chow chow and crunchy green beans tossed in tempered spices and mixed with freshly grated coconut.
Chow Chow and Beans Poriyal Recipe is made from a white squash called chow chow. It is combined with Green beans and dals like urad dal and chana dal for the extra crunch. The softly sautéed onions and curry leaves will help to enhance the flavor of the curry.
It is also finished off with freshly grated coconut that will enrich the poriyal. So enjoy cooking this delicate preparation of a chow chow poriyal, which is simple and delicious and makes a one dish healthy meal. Chow Chow is completely filled with water content and is rich source of potassium.
If you like this recipe, here are more Poriyal Recipes for your everyday meals:
- 2 Chayote , skin peeled and chopped small
- 100 grams Green beans (French Beans) , chopped
- 1/2 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 Onion , chopped
- 2 Green Chillies
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu)
- 1 teaspoon White Urad Dal (Split)
- 1 teaspoon Chana dal (Bengal Gram Dal)
- 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- Salt , to taste
How to make Chow Chow And Beans Poriyal Recipe
To begin making the Chow Chow and Beans Poriyal Recipe, pressure cook the chow chow and green beans with water and salt for about 2 whistle.
Allow the pressure to release naturally, drain all the water aside and keep it.
Heat a saucepan with oil, add in the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and allow it to crackle.
Once it crackles, add both the dals and also a sprig of curry leaves. Leave it for few seconds.
Add onions and saute until it softens. Add your cooked vegetables and sprinkle little salt, turmeric powder and give it a toss.
At the end, add grated coconut, switch off the heat and serve it hot.