2 cups green beans*, sliced thinly 2 tbsp urad dhal 1/4 cup shredded coconut 2-3 dried red chillies, broken into pieces Sprig of curry leaves 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1 tbsp mustard seeds Salt to taste 1 tbsp vegetable oil
Heat the oil in a pan under medium heat. Add the mustard seeds and urad dhal, fry till the urad dhal turns golden brown. Add the onions, curry leaves and red chillie. Fry till the onions are translucent. Next add the green beans, fry for a few minutes. Add the coconut and salt. Remove from fire. Serve hot or cold. Recipe courtesy : Nandani R
* I used very green young beans (lapati). If these are unavailable, steam the beans for about minutes, before slicing.