Raw field beans Poriyal recipe | pachai mochai sundal

Raw field beans Poriyal recipe | pachai mochai sundal is prepared from fresh field beans which is raw.  Field beans  Poriyal or sundal is very easy to prepare and it is very healthy for kids. We just remove the beans from pods, cook well and add seasoning along with salt, few drops of lemon juice and salt and serve as snacks. It’s botanical name is Vicia faba.

Other recipes with field beans are

Mochai Kootu

field beans rice

Field beans masala

Mochai Sundal

Ingredients:- 

  • raw field beans / pachai mochai – 2 cups
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • mustard seeds / kadugu – 1/2 tsp
  • Urad dal / ulundham paruppu – 1 tsp
  • onion – 2 tblsp (chopped)
  • green chilly – 1 slit
  • curry leaves / karuvepilai – few
  • salt – to taste
  • lemon juice – few drops or 1/2 tsp
  • grated coconut – 2 tblsp

Method:-

1. Remove field beans from its pods and collect two cups of grains.

Raw field beans
Raw field beans

2. Add one cup of water and raw field beans in a pressure cooker and cook for one whistle.

Field beans in pressure cooker
Field beans in pressure cooker

3. Once when pressure is released pour it in a filter and separate the cooked field beans.

Cooked raw field beans
Cooked raw field beans

4. Now heat one tsp of oil in a fry pan and add mustard seeds.

Mustard seeds in hot oil in a fry pan
Mustard seeds in hot oil in a fry pan

5. When it splutters add urad dal.

Urad dal added
Urad dal added

6. When it turns golden add slit green chilly, chopped onion and curry leaves.

Seasoning in fry pan
Seasoning in fry pan

6. Sauté for one minute and add cooked field beans along with required salt.

Cooked field beans and salt added
Cooked field beans and salt added

7. Mix well and add grated coconut.

Grated coconut added
Grated coconut added

8. Switch off the stove, add 1/2 a tsp of lemon juice (this can also be substituted by grated raw mango) and mix well. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve as evening snacks or as side dish along with rice.

Raw field beans Poriyal recipe | pachai mochai sundal
Raw field beans Poriyal recipe | pachai mochai sundal

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