Easy Green Beans Stirfry
 
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Indian
Ingredients
  • Green beans, cut small- 15 to 20 beans
  • Oil- 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- ½ tsp
  • Chana dal- ½ tbsp
  • Urad dal- 1 tsp
  • Dry Red chilies, halved- 2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Shallots or small onions, chopped- 10
  • Chili powder- ¾ tsp
  • Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala- ½ tsp
  • Salt- ⅛ tsp
  • Water- ¼ to ½ cup
Instructions
  1. Cut the green beans into 1 inch long.
  2. Place a non-stick cooking pan over medium heat.
  3. Add oil, let turn hot.
  4. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  5. Add chana dal and urad dal, saute and let turn golden in color.
  6. Add halved dry red chilies and curry leaves, saute for a few seconds.
  7. Add shallots or small onions, season with salt and saute till light golden in color.
  8. Add green beans, combine well.
  9. Add ¼ to ½ cup water, cook covered till beans have turned tender.
  10. Open the lid, add chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala and salt, combine well with the green beans.
  11. Saute over high heat till all the water dries off.
  12. Remove the pan from the heat.
  13. Serve as a side dish along with rice or rotis.
Notes
If you prefer, you can also add ¼ cup grated coconut after adding the spices and cook for a few minutes.
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