Fresh flat green beans 15-20
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 5
Hing a pinch (optional)
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Method of preparation:
Wash, snap the ends and chop beans into inch sized pieces.
Boil few cups of water in a saucepan.
Add chopped beans, little salt and cook for app. 5 minutes or until the beans become tender.
Remove from heat and strain the excess water.
Heat oil in small wok, add urad dal, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and broken red chillies.
When dal turns light brown and mustard seeds start spluttering, add hing.
After few seconds, add cooked beans and stir fry for a minute or two.
Adjust salt and serve with rice or roti.
Notes: Don’t overcook beans.