Indian String Beans Curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves:4
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Nutrition facts:240 calories,9 grams fat
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 kg - string beans
  • 1.5 cup - grated Coconut
  • 4 cm round lump Tamarind
  • 2 tsp - Jaggery powder
  • 6 to 8 dry Red Chillies
  • 2 tsp - Coriander seeds
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tsp - oil
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1/2 cup - onion, chopped
  • 2 dry red chillies, broken into pieces
  • 2 tsp - garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp - mustard
  • 2 tbsp - oil

How to Make Indian String Beans Curry

  • Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup of water and extract the juice.
  • Cut string beans into 3 cm long pieces.
  • Add about 2 cups of water and salt. Cook till soft.
  • Add tamarind extract and salt and simmer for 3 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, roast red chillies and coriander seeds in 2 tsp of oil and grind with coconut to a fine paste.
  • Add the ground paste to string beans and simmer for 3 minutes and remove from fire.
  • Heat the oil for seasoning and add mustard.
  • When it splutters, add dry chillies and garlic.
  • When the garlic is fragrant, add onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Add the seasoning to the curry.
  • Mix well and serve hot with steamed rice.