Serves 6 Preparation time 35 minutes
300 grams chopped string beans, 1 onion chopped finely, 1teaspoon mustard seeds, 3 green chillies chopped finely, 1 teaspoon chopped ginger, ½ teaspoon turmeric powder, 2 tablespoon cooking oil, 2 table-spoons grated coconut, 4 or 5 curry leaves, Salt to taste
Heat oil in a suitable pan and add the mustard seeds. When they begin to splutter add the curry leaves, chopped onions, chopped green chillies and ginger. Fry lightly for a few minutes. Add the chopped beans and salt and mix well. Add ½ cup of water and cook covered on low heat till the beans are tender but firm and the water evaporates. Mix in the grated coconut. Serve as a side dish.