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
Greenchillies-2 large
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.


mandira said...

The beans curry with coconut looks delicious Soumya. Thanks for dropping by on my blog :)

Vani said...

Thank you for your comment on my blog, Sowmya. This recipe looks really interesting. Will try it sometime.

Dr. Soumya Bhat said...

Hi Vani and Mandira.Well this is really a tasty recipe.Try this out and lemme know.Enjoy.