Beans palya (French beans foogath)Tweet
French beans cooked with coconut, cumin seeds and red chillies. It is served as an accompaniment for rice.
- French beans - 500 gms
- Mustard seeds - 1 teaspoon
- Urad dal - 1 teaspoon
- Chana dal - 1 teaspoon
- Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon
- Salt to taste
- 1 string of curry leaves
- Oil - 2 tablespoons
- Grated coconut - 1/2 cup
- Whole red chillies - 4 nos
- Cumin seeds - 1 teaspoon
Wash and chop french beans into small pieces and set aside.
Grind grated coconut, cumin seeds and red chillies to a smooth paste without adding water.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds. Allow it to splutter.
Add urad dal, chana dal and fry till light brown.
Add french beans, turmeric powder, curry leaves, salt and enough water.
Mix thoroughly and close the pan with a lid.
Cook on a medium flame, till the french beans are fully cooked and all the water is fully absorbed by the vegetable.
Add ground coconut mixture and mix well.
Cook for another 2 minutes on a low flame
Serve hot with rice.