Wednesday, December 13, 2006
Long beans coconut gravy
This is recipe very famous in South India.This contains long beans , yogurt and little of coconut with greenchillies adding spiciness to it.
Long beans - 1 pound
Coconut -2.5 tbsp
Methiseeds -1/4 tsp
Mustard - 1 tsp
red chilly dry-2
chilly powder-1/2 tsp
turmeric - 1/4 tsp
curry leaf - 4-5 fresh
Oil -1/2 tsp
Yogurt - 1/3cup
jaggery - 1 tsp
1.wash ,clean and cut the long beans at both the ends .
2.Now chop them into 1 inch pieces.
3.Add about 1.5 cup water in a vessel, then add chopped long beans and season with turmeric powder ,redchilly powder and salt and cook till tender.
4.Now make a fine paste out of coconut and green chillies
5.Add this paste into the cooked longbeans vessel ,add yogurt and jaggery ,salt
6. bring to a boil and keep aside.
7.Take oil in a small pan add mustard,methi seeds ,dryred chilly and curry leaves and when the mustards starts spluttering add it to the curry and gently give it a stir.
8.Serve with plain rice.