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Green Beans with Coconut Recipe
Green beans cooked with Indian spices, wrapped in a banana leaf and baked perfect.
- Total Cook Time 35 mins
- Cook Time 35 mins
Ingredients of Green Beans with Coconut
- 1/2 kg thin green beans
- 1 medium onion coarsely chopped
- 2 green chillies
- 4 cloves garlic
- 75 gm fresh grated coconut
- 1 tsp ground cumin seeds
- 1/4 tsp turmeric
- 3-4 tsp vegetable oil
- 2 Tbsp uncooked rice
- 1 Tbsp skinned urad dal
- 10-12 curry leaves
- 1 whole, dried red chilli
- 2 diced tomatoes
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Cut the beans into 1/4 roundels.
Make a coarse paste of onions, green chillies, garlic, coconut, cumin and turmeric.
Heat the oil and add mustard seeds, rice, dal.
Allow the dal and rice to color before adding the curry leaves and red chillies.
Add the beans and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
Put the beans onto a banana leaf and spoon over the coarsely ground spices.
Add some tomatoes.
Shape a packet out of the banana leaf and tie it with a string.
Preheat the oven to 180 degree C and bake for 20 minutes.
Mix well after opening the parcel and serve hot.