Fresh Beans with Ginger

13 Sep

Chikkudu Kaya Allam Karam


Fresh flat green beans 15-20
Green chillies 4-6
Ginger 1 inch piece
Urad dal 1 tsp
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds 1/2 tsp
Broken red chillies 5
Oil 1 tbsp
Salt to taste

Method of preparation:

Wash, snap the ends and chop beans into inch sized pieces.
Peel ginger, remove stems and wash green chillies.
Lightly grind ginger with green chillies in a blender(don’t add water).

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 holding its shape.
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, add cooked beans and green chilli ginger paste.
Stir fry for a minute or two until the rawness of green chilli goes.
Adjust salt and serve with rice or roti.

Don’t overcook beans.

4 Responses to “Fresh Beans with Ginger”

  1. Happy Cook September 13, 2007 at 9:38 am #

    This iw why i always say somtimes simple things in life are the best, like your recipe here.

  2. Asha September 13, 2007 at 9:41 am #

    Back to Talimpu,YAY! Looks great.I love that beans but I don’t get it here! May be I will move where you are!:))
    Where is my RCI K dish? ;D

  3. Nags September 14, 2007 at 6:46 am #

    lovely picture.. i like the subtle charm of your blog template 🙂

  4. vijaya murthi August 3, 2011 at 7:12 am #

    I am glad that you usually have pictures of the main ingradient / vegetable. It is a great help in identifying the things to use ! Thanks !

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