Aparna (inspirethoughts) wrote,
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Dish-A-Day: 10/14/2012 - Yard Long Beans Curry

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10/14/2012: Yard Long Beans Curry - I used to see these Long and Thin Beans that are almost a yard in length at the Indian Grocery store I frequent to. Was not sure what to cook with them and how to. However, I do make the regular Beans into a spicy curry in South Indian style. So I thought why not use the same recipe for the same. End result was definitely yummy!

10142012 - Yard Long Beans Curry South Indian Style

Recipe:


1) Wash and cut one bunch of Yard Long Beans into one inch long pieces.
2) Pressure cook them with enough water upto three whistles.
3) In a pan heat 2 tsps of Oil. Add 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds, 1/4 tsp Mustard Seeds, 1 medium Onion chopped finely and a pinch of Turmeric.
4) Saute till Onions are translucent. Add 1 medium Tomato chopped finely, 2 tsps of Coconut Powder, a few Methi Leaves and 1/2 cup Milk.
5) Stir well and cook till Tomatoes are cooked. Add the cooked Yard Long Beans, Salt per taste, Red Chili Powder per taste and 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder.
6) Stir and cook on low flame. If needed add 1/4 cup Water.
7) Simmer till the veggies are tender.
6) Remove from flame. Serve with Rice or Roti.
Tags: curry, dish-a-day, kitchen fun
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