Wednesday, August 11, 2010

FrenchBeans Coconut Curry ~ GoruChikkudukayalu Kobbari koora

  • French beans-2cups (Cut beans in to lengthwise)
  • Onions-1 small size chopped
  • Coconut grated/pieces-1/2cup (prefer fresh coconut)
  • Greenchillies-3no minced
  •  Ginger pieces-1tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Cumin-1/2tsp
  •  Mustard-1/2tsp
  • Curryleaves-6
  • Oil-1tbsp
  • Turmeric-a pinch
  • Water-1cup
  • Take a vessel or pressure cooker;pour water and add beans and salt and let it cook well for 3whistles.
  • Meanwhile take a mortar or mixyjar,add coconut pieces or grated coconut ,greenchilies and gingerpieces and turn it to form a paste.
  • Now drain all the water from beans and heat the cooking pan and add oil to it.
  • When oil gets heated add cumin and mustard seeds and when they crackles add turmeric and curryleaves and let them fry.
  • Add the chopped onions and saute it for few minutes .
  • Once onions cooked well add the Coconut and chilipaste and turn with spatula.
  • Now add the beans and allow to cook for 5minutes and if necessary check the salt and adjust it.
  • Garnish with kothimeer and serve hot with rice.
  • You can also prepare the curry without boiling the beans in water ,just add the seasoning and place the beans in the pan by sprinkling with little water and covering the lid to cook till it is done.

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