Long beans and moong dal stir fry

PREP TIME: 10 Mins


Long beans chopped


Long beans/Karamani – 1 Cup (Finely Chopped)

Moong dal – ¼ cup cooked

Mustard – 1/2 tea spoon

Urad dal – 1/2 tea spoon

Dry red chilli – 2

Curry Leaves – 1 sprig

Salt – per taste

Long beans moong dal


STEP 1: Wash the dal and pressure cook for 1 whistle. (The dal should NOT be mushy)

STEP 2: Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds and wait till it splutters. Add urad dal, dry red chilli and curry leaves.

STEP 3: Add the chopped long beans and cook in the oil for 5 minutes.

STEP 4: Add the cooked dal, ¼ cup of water and salt.

STEP 5: Cover the pan and cook for 5 – 7 minutes.

Long beans with moong dal final

TIP: As this is not a spicy poriyal, it can be served with tamarind rice or any rice that is spicy. The dal and the beans will mellow down the spiciness in the rice and enhance the taste.


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