Potato beans stir fry/ poriyal

Usually I make carrot beans stir fry, but this potato and beans combination was introduced to me by my good friend Surya. It tasted really good, so I tried it. Hope you also will give it a try.


Potato – 1 chopped

Beans – 1/2 cup chopped

Onion – 1/4 cup chopped

Coconut – 2 to 3 tbsn

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Red chilli powder – 2 tsp

Asafoetida – a generous pinch

Salt – as required

Mustard seeds – 1 tsp

Curry leaves – few

Oil – as required


  • Heat oil in a pan.
  • Crackle mustard seeds.
  • Add onion and curry leaves. Sauté till onion turns translucent.
  • Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, asafoetida. Sauté and add veggies.
  • Cover and cook it in medium flame. No need to add water.
  • When half done add salt. Stir occasionally.
  • When its cooked add coconut. Stir for a minute.
  • Serve with rice.





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