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Beans Egg Podimas/Poriyal | (Healthy & Different) Side Dish for Chapati !

by Jayashri
beans egg podimas

(Note: Beans Egg Podimas Recipe is a variation of the original Egg Podimas Recipe)


What is Beans Egg Podimas / Poriyal?

Beans Egg Podimas is nothing but egg scrambled recipe prepared along with Beans (French Beans).

This dish is for sure a quick lunchbox recipe.

This beans egg poriyal can also be used as side dish along with steam rice and rasam. It is simply yummy!

Most importantly, it is quick to prepare and healthy.

ready to serve beans egg podimas


The finely chopped onions and Beans give this dish a crunchy texture.

For kids, you can avoid using green chillies and use red chillies or chilly powder.



Video Recipe: Beans Muttai Podimas / Beans Muttai Poriyal


There are other variations of the Egg Podimas like:


Click on the 7 Quick Egg Podimas Recipes to learn about  the different varieties of Egg Podimas.


Meal Combinations for Podimas

  • Chapathi
  • Roti
  • Naan
  • Paratha/Parotta
  • Rice & Rasam
  • Rice & Sambar
  • Puliogare/Puliodharai
  • Lemon Rice
  • Coconut Rice
  • Curd Rice


New to Indian Cooking?

If you are a beginner or someone who is not sure on how to get started in Indian Cooking, please click on the below links for STEP By STEP GUIDE.

1. Essential Indian Cooking Tools – A Complete Guide for setting up basic Indian Equipment for cooking.
2. Essential Indian Spices – A Comprehensive Guide explaining the basics of Indian Spices which are Important for cooking Indian Foods.
3. How to Cook Rice Perfectly – Learn to Cook Indian Rice using 2 methods – Pot and Pressure Cooker
4. 6 Essential Indian Flours – Essential Guide to learn about the most commonly used Indian Flours.



How to Make Beans Egg Podimas – Step by Step Procedure


Step 1: Cutting Vegetables

  • Wash & Cut the ends of beans.
  • Chop the Beans and onions finely, and slit the green chillies lengthwise.
  • Green chillies are completely optional. Also, you may sometimes not be able to differentiate between the green chillies and capsicum and might end up eating the green chillies.
  • It’s advisable to avoid green chillies if you are planning to give it to your kids.
wash the beans
cut the ends
finely chop the beans
chop onions


Step 2: Sauteing

  • In a kadai – add oil (preferably sunflower oil or groundnut oil).
  • Once the oil heats up – add mustard and cumin seeds.
  • Allow it to crackle.
  • Add the finely chopped onions, slit green chillies, salt and curry leaves.
  • Saute 2-3 minutes in medium flame until onions turn golden brown.
saute the spices
saute onions
saute onions until golden brown


Step 3: Vegetables & Spices

  • Add the chopped beans.
  • Add little turmeric powder and water.
  • Do NOT add too much water, as the beans will lose its taste and nutrients.
  • Combine well and cook until water evaporates in medium flame.
add the beans
mix well


Step 4: Adding the Eggs

  • Push the beans to the sides and make a hole in between.
  • Break open an egg and stir from the middle.
make hole in middle
drop the egg for beans egg podimas
  • Gradually combine the eggs with the carrot.
  • Cook until the beans and eggs are combined well and cooked dry.
  • Cook on medium flame.
combine well beans and egg podimas
cooked well
serve hot


Recipe Card: How to Make Beans Egg Podimas/Beans Muttai Poriyal


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