August 6, 2012

Cabbage - Carrot - Beans Poriyal / Stir Fry

Ingredients :

1 Cup Cabbage, chopped
1 Big Carrot, Chopped
8 - 10 Beans, chopped
1/2 Tbsp Oil
1 Tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 Tsp Jeera / Cumin seeds
1 Tsp Urad dal
1 Tbsp Moong dal
2 Dry red chillies
Salt to taste

Method :

Soak Moong dal for 10 - 15 mins.
Heat oil in a pan and add Mustard seeds, once it starts spluttering, add the cumin seeds followed by urad dal and dry red chillies.
Add the cabbage, carrot and beans. Sprinkle little water and add salt.
Mix well, simmer the flame and cook for 2 -3 mins.
Wash the soaked dal and add it to the poriyal.
Cook for another couple of minutes.
Remove from flame and serve with rice as sidedish.

Notes :
  • Do not add more water, just sprinkle. Veggies should be crunchy.
  • Grated coconut can also be added.
  • Green chillies can also be used instead of dried ones.


  1. healthy poriyal... This is also called congress poriyal..

  2. Yes...Even we used to call this as Congress poriyal n best with kara kozhambu :) Thanks for ur comment :)

  3. A colourful and healthy dish....

  4. congrats on ur award and thanks for sharing with me..
    poriyal looks very colorful and delicious..

  5. Yummy yum!! I love this poriyal always dear and I add a lot of shredded or grated coconut to it..Perfectly suits sambar na??
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  6. Colorful and delicious stir-fry! Thanks Priya for visiting me & for joining my blog. I am happy to return the favor :)

  7. Always love this healthy poriyal...

  8. colorful and delicious looking.

  9. Hi Priya ,

    Poriya Looks Excellent !!!! Colourful!!!

    Neat presentation:)

    Keep on Dear...

  10. delicious poriyal...I make this colorful poriyal in a similar way, very often :)

  11. Nice combo...

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