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Monday, July 25, 2016

South Indian Style Beans Stir Fry | Beans Sukka

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes (for chopping)
Cooking time: 10 to 15 minutes


  • 3 cups of chopped green beans (string beans)
  • 1 medium onion roughly chopped
  • 3 green chilies (or as per taste)
  • 1/2 cup freshly grated coconut
  • 2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 2 tsp black gram dal (urad dal)
  • 6 curry leaves
  • Pinch of turmeric
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • Heat oil in a kadhai or a thick bottom sauce pan.
  • Add 2 tsp mustard seeds, and when it starts to splutter add 2 tsp urad dal. Wait till urad dal slightly changes its color.
  • Now add chopped onion, green chilies and curry leaves. And immediately add the chopped beans and a pinch of turmeric for a golden color. (no need of frying the onion)
  • Season with salt and sugar and add 1/2 cup or 1/4 cup of water. Place the lid and cook for 10 minutes on medium to low heat. (cooking time varies according to the nature of beans)
  • Do not over cook the beans as they need to retain the color and crunch.
  • Add freshly grated coconut and cook for 1 more minute.
  • Serve hot as a side dish.


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