Avarakkai Poriyal/ Hyacinth Beans Stir-fry


Avarakkai – 250 gm thinly sliced

Onion – 1 medium sliced

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Green chilly – 1 slit

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Tomato – 1 chopped

Salt – to taste

Oil – 1 1/2 tbsp


Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add onions, green chilly and curry leaves.  Fry till the onions turn light brown.  Add chilly powder and turmeric powder and stir for a second.  Add tomatoes and salt to taste.  Cook till the tomatoes are soft.  Now add the avarakkai and mix well.  Cook covered on a low flame till done.  Stir in between and do not add any water while cooking.  Serve tasty ‘Avarakkai Poriyal with rice or chapathis.  Cheers!

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