Beans Poricha Kootu

For the third day of Kootu varieties, it is my daughter’s favourite Beans Poricha kootu. A very comforting and a flavorful one, this pairs well with Thengai Thuvaiyal.
Beans      1 cup
Green gram dhal 1/4 cup or a little more
Oil            1tsp
Mustard seeds  1 tsp
Cumin seeds    1tsp
Asafoetida       1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder  1/4 tsp
Curry leaves     few
Black gram dhal   1Tbsp
Pepper corn         1tsp
Cumin Seeds        1tsp
Red chillies           3-4
Grated fresh coconut   1Tbsp
Cut the beans into very small pieces
Wash the dhal and combine with beans and cook both together with enough water in a pressure cooker upto 3 whistles
Heat a pan with 1 tsp oil
Roast all the ingredients under the paste till golden brown in colour except the coconut
Grind everything together with the coconut into a very smooth paste with just enough water. Keep it aside
Heat a pan with oil
Add the mustard seeds and when it splutters add the cumin seeds and when it starts sizzling add asafoetida, curry leaves and turmeric powder and mix well
Now add the cooked beans and dhal mixture, mix well
Add the ground paste and salt. Mix well and let it cook for 5 minutes in a low flame for eberything to come togther and the flavours to infuse
Serve hot with rice and thenga thuvaiyal
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