May 21, 2011

Roman Beans Curry - Indian Version

Roman beans -1 cup (soaked over night or soaked 1 hour in hot water)
Onions(chopped) - 1 (medium size)
Few curry leaves
Mustard seeds- 1 tspn
Dried Red chillies- 4 nos
Ginger -2' inch piece (finely chopped)
Garlic - 4-5 cloves ( crushed)
Chilli powder- 1 tspn
Coriander powder- ½ tspn
Turmeric powder-½ tspn
Coriander leaves
Oil- 2 tblspn
Water as required
Salt to taste
1.Cook Roman beans in a pressure cooker with salt and keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a pan
3.Add mustard seeds and let it crackle.
4.Add the chopped ginger ,crushed garlic,dried red chillies ,curry leaves and stir it.
5.Add chopped onions. Sauté till the onions turn golden brown.Then add chopped tomatoes.
6.Add turmeric powder,chilli powder and coriander powder and saute it
7.Add the cooked Roman beans and mix well
8.Once it starts boiling, keep the lid closed and let cook for 15 minutes.
Garnish with coriander leaves.