July 07, 2008


Its Healthy! You have to try it!


1/2 kg French beans

2 Green chillies

Salt to taste


1/2 cup Bengal gram

1/2 cup Red gram

1/2 tsp Peppercorns

1/4 tsp Cumin seeds

2 inch Ginger

1 pinch Asafoetida powder

12 Curry Leaves

Garnish 1

1 tsp Mustard seeds

1 chopped Red chili

Few Curry leaves

Garnish 2

1/4 Cup grated coconut

few Coriander leaves


1.Boil the beans,green chili and salt in water till tender.

2.Soak Channa dal and sambar dal for an hour.Strain the water and blend it with rest of the ingredients .Add water if needed.

3.Steam this paste for about 15-20 minutes in a pressure cooker.Add keep aside.

4.In a wok,add the grated coconut and the coriander leaves.Dry roast it and keep aside.

5.Add oil in the same wok and fry the mustard seeds,red chili and curry leaves.

6.Mix the paste and the beans together in a pan for 2 minutes in heat.Then finally garnish with the coconut and coriander paste. Serve hot.

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