Friday, November 21, 2008

RM#2 Day 21 - French Beans Moongdal Stir-fry

French beans are neutral in nature and can be consumed frequently. French beans make great soups and are highly nutritious. Do not eat French beans raw, as they contain red blood cell coagulant that causes food poisoning.French Beans - Containing protein, fat, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins A, B, D and starch. French beans also contain much iron, which aid blood cells production. Vitamin B in them benefits the Qi (vital energy), the spleen and kidneys...before using the french beans wash them under running water. Remove both ends of the beans by either snapping them off or cutting them with a knife. French beans r known as Haricots verts in french...

This stir fry is kinda quick, easy, healthy as well as tasty...Moongdal r really healthy, they r rich in fibres, good for diabetic peoples, aged peoples..instead of adding urad dal n channadal , its better to add moongdal while preparing vegetable stir fry...

2cups French beans pieces
4tbsp Moongdal
1no Onion chopped
2nos Green chillies slit opened
2tbsp Grated coconut(optional)
1/4tsp Mustard seeds
1/4tsp Urad dal
2nos Dry red chillies
5nos Curry leaves

Heat oil in a kadai, add the mustard seeds, urad dal n dry red chillies, let them crack, meanwhile soak the moongdal in hot water, add the chopped onion pieces to the hot oil n stir them until they turns u need to add the slit opened green chillies n curry leaves...cook for a while..add the chopped french beans, soaked moongdal with enough salt to the kadai...stir them occasionally, add a half cup of water, close the kadai with lid n cook them until the water get evaporates r until the veggies get well cooked, add the grated coconut n put off the stove...

Easy, tasty n healthy frenchbeans moongdal stir fry!!!

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Aparna Balasubramanian said... Reply To This Comment

Looks good and tasy. We make something like this but without the onions. I know that dry vegetables like cabbage, carrots, snake gourd, etc are made with moong dal.

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

mmmm looks so yum yum i would like to have like this simple food nice recipe

lubnakarim06 said... Reply To This Comment

Informative info on french beans. Adding moong dal to the beans is new to me. Looks yummy and gr8. Do we need to dry roast moong dal before cooking or soaking?

Raks said... Reply To This Comment

This is how exactly we too make,feels like home:)

Laavanya said... Reply To This Comment

My mom makes it this way.. sometimes she uses a combination of carrots + beans + cabbage with mung dhal.. yummy.

CurryLeaf said... Reply To This Comment

bit new to me,dear.I actually avoid dal in stirfry.not much dal lover.But this will try as I am imagining its taste

Malar Gandhi said... Reply To This Comment

Simple and good for regualr cooking, nice one dude.

Ramya Vijaykumar said... Reply To This Comment

This is just the best one can have for lunch... Beans and moong dal is definitely healthy...

Divya Kudua said... Reply To This Comment

Yummy side-dish for a hungry lunch..;-)...veggies with dal is surely a great combo..great entry!!

Medhaa said... Reply To This Comment

nice info, this is so healthy, will love this with sambhar rice

raaji said... Reply To This Comment

love this one...even i make it...just cant eat beans as whole so just mix it up with dal/egg/other veggie

Cham said... Reply To This Comment

Good with sambar rice

Mahimaa's kitchen said... Reply To This Comment

nice combo.. i make it too using beans, cabbage, podalangai etc..

Unknown said... Reply To This Comment

Beans and moongdal goes very well, looks very good.

Uma said... Reply To This Comment

A healthy curry! looks so delcious. Have a great weekend.

Malar Gandhi said... Reply To This Comment

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Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks friends...

@Kitchen flavours, just soak them thats largely enough..hope this helps...

PG said... Reply To This Comment

delicious! I love this one.