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French Beans Carrot Fry

20 Nov

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French Beans Carrot Fry.

Fresh french beans are finely chopped and cooked in oil along with chopped carrot and other spices. They are then finished with powdered spices like coriander powder. Serve french beans carrot fry over plain steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 2 1/2 Cups of French Beans Carrot Fry.

Ingredients:

French Beans (Chopped) 2 Cups
Carrot (Chopped) 1/2 Cup
Coriander Powder 1/2 tsp
Garam Masala 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder a big Pinch
Salt to Taste

Talimpu:

Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps

Method of preparation:

Wash french beans, remove little bit of both ends and finely chop them.
Peel, wash, remove little bit of both ends and chop carrot into small pieces.

Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add chopped french beans, chopped carrot and few pinches of salt.
Cook covered on low flame till beans change color and carrot is cooked.
Uncover and fry the beans till they are cooked well.
Stir in coriander powder, garam masala powder, red chili powder, turmeric powder and remove from heat.
Serve french beans carrot fry over plain steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure french beans are cooked well before spice powders.

Suggestions: If french beans are not cooked properly, put it back on heat. Add a splash of water if necessary and cook covered on low flame till done.
Variations: You can check other fresh beans recipes here.
Other Names: French Beans Carrot Fry