Sunday, September 20, 2015

Posted by Mala at 2:00:00 AM No comments
Green beans is full of nutrition, low in calories, and nevertheless, a good source of vitamins and minerals,  as we all know, and this is a new kind of curry, which goes along with our south indian menu or is a good side dish for rotis too.

Ingredients
Beans - 1/2 kg., washed and chopped
Sugar - a pinch
Salt to taste
Curry leaves

For roasting and powdering
Fresh coconut - 3 tbsps
Channadhal - 3tsps
Split Urad dhal - 3 tsps
Coriander seeds - 4tsps
Hing powder - 1/4 tsp
Red chillies - 4-5
Cooking oil to roast  -1  tsp

For tempering
Coconut oil - 2 tsps
Mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Split urad dhal - 2 tsps



Recipe Cuisine: South Indian; Category: Curries
Prep time: 10 minutes; Cooking time: 30 mts

Serves 4

In as little water as possible, cook beans, with a pinch of sugar. This is to retain the green colour of beans.


In a pan, add 1 tsp oil, and roast the ingredients mentioned above.

Well roasted



                             Remove the above roasted things, and add coconut and start roasting.

Coconut roasted to golden colour.



                  All the roasted ingredients allowed to cool, and then powdered to a coarse powder.


Top the powder on the cooked beans, to which salt has been added, then add curry leaves too.

Coconut oil taken in a pan, and ingredients for tempering added.



                               Then poured over the powder and curry leaves, and mixed well.




                                                        Serve hot with rice or rotis.


Variations
* If you are serving with rotis, an onion can be chopped and sauteed, after seasoning, and then added to the cooked beans.

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