Saturday, May 26, 2012

Project 365 Days Of Food- Day 56, Spicy Fine Beans!

2 tbsp vegetable oil
a pinch of asafoetida
1 tsp black mustard seeds
2 tbsp split skinned black lentils(urad dal)
5 curry leaves
1 onion, chopped
1 8 oz fine beans, topped, tailed and halved
5 green chillies, chopped
1 tsp sugar(optional)
salt to taste

1. Heat the oil in a pan. Add the asafoetida, mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Stirfry till the dal turns reddish.
2. Add the onion, beans, and green chilies and stir fry for a couple of minutes. Add a little salt and the sugar and 1 cup of water, cover the pan and simmer gently for about 10 minutes.
3. Serve hot, with fish curry and rice!