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Karamani Poriyal / Yard long Beans Poriyal / How to make long Beans Stir-Fry

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Recipe for Karamani Poriyal / Yard long Beans Poriyal / How to make long Beans Stir-Fry Tamilnadu style.


  • 250 grams Karamani / Yard long Beans
  • 2 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 sprigs curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoon dessicated coconut powder


  1. Clean and wash the karamani / yard long beans and cut it into small pieces.
  2. Put the cut veggies in a bowl and place the bowl in a pressure cooker filled with 1 inch of water. Pressure cook it for 3-4 minutes (2 whistles) and that gives perfect steamed vegetable every single time. Wait for the pressure to release naturally.


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add in the mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let the seeds splutter. Add in the cooked karamani / yard long beans. Add in the salt and the red chilli powder. Saute for 3-4 minutes. The karamani / yard long beans will start to brown on the edges.
  2. Once the karamani / yard long beans has charred here and there, add in the dessicated coconut powder and fry for a couple of minutes more. Switch of the flame and serve with sambar or rasam.
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu