Apr 10, 2008

Beans Curry - 4

Here is another receipe with beans. In order to make the kids eat veggies, we try all the tricks we know and some of them will work and some will not:-(. By the way this is the method my mom used to try with me when I was a kid.

  1. Green Beans - 2 cups
  2. Salt to taste
  3. Toor dhall - 2 tbsp (cooked)
  4. Fresh coconut
  5. Oil - 1 tsp
  6. Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  7. Urad dhall - 1/2 tsp
  8. Red chillies - 1
  9. Asafoetida Powder - a pinch
First, Wash the raw beans and chop it into small pieces. Take a microwave safe vessel and put the beans in it and microwave it for 3 mts. first. Take it out and stir it and again keep it for 3 to 5 mts. Make sure beans is fully cooked. In the mean time, pressure cook toor dhall adding 1/2 tsp of turmeric to it. Drain it fully. Now take a pan, pre heat oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters, add urad dhall and red chillies and fry it to golden brown. Add asafoetida powder in it and now add the cooked grean beans to it. Stir it once and add salt to it. Now add the cooked toor dhall and fresh coconut to it and mix everything well. Now Beans curry is ready to eat.
This curry is a wonderful side dish for Sambar rice, Rasam rice.


Anonymous said...

Interesting recipe with some uncommon (for average Americans at least) ingredients.

Vidhya said...

Hi tinfoil chef,

Thanks for visiting my site. We use toor dhall in most of the recipes. cos it is the main source of protein for vegetarians like us.