Thursday, February 17, 2011

Green beans ginger lemon curry


Tangy green beans flavoured with ginger.

2 cups green beans cut into thin slices
1 tbsp ginger grated
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds ground
1/4 tsp turmeric
2 green chillie cut into two or to taste
1/4 tsp salt to taste
1 tsp lemon juice
1/4 cup water optional see note
2 tbsp coriander leaves chopped

Heat oil add mustard seeds when it begins to pop add ginger, beans, chillie and spices.
Add the lemon juice and water, cook the beans in low heat covered for about 10 minutes till it is tender.
Finally add the coriander leaves and remove from heat. If there is water, increase heat and let the water evaporate.
Can add vegetable or chicken soup 1/2 cube or 1/4 cup stock water instead of water or can omit water and cook in its own steam.
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71 comments:

  1. Sounds delicious and flavored beans..ginger and lemon sure sounds beautiful combo.

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  2. All those flavors put together...mmmmm...lovely dish!

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  3. Tangy beans with the flavor of ginger...yummmm..
    Beautiful click too..

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  4. This is definitely my kind of vegetables. I would have eaten veggies as a kid if I had this.

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  5. lovely flavorful beans curry! yummy dish!!
    Smitha

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  6. Delicious recipe, lemon curry sounds so good :)
    Hope you had a wonderful valentines day

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  7. i love green beans and always look for variety for them and I found one :)

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  8. Nice n new way of cooking green beans..loved it :)

    US Masala

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  9. Bean curry looks so healthy and delicious.So simple to prepare as well. Excellent recipe.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  10. I've been reading a lot of green bean recipes lately and I want them all. The bean is so versatile. I love ginger with green beans!

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  11. green beans ginger lemon curry looks delicious, it simple to make.

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  12. This looks fantastic and delicious!

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  13. its really a nice recipe.....healthy and delicious

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  14. Simple n flavorful one dear....looks yumm

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  15. Ginger & green beans hmmmmmm I can smell it & your click tempting too..

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  16. Adding lemon juice sounds truly interesting,thats a wonderful looking beans curry..

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  17. This sounds good, probably I should put green beans on tomorrows shopping list :)

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  18. Wow! This looks awesome, and so easy to make!

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  19. Love that nice and tangy flavours. Thanks for visiting my blog. Nice to meet you. I've followed you too.

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  20. What a different way to dress up green beans! Love it!

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  21. A simple yet tasty curry . Loved the recipe akhila :)

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  22. Ah! Hint of lemon...looks good.

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  23. Lovely veggie. Adding lemon juice is new to me.

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  24. So tangy and tasty looking..would love to have a full bowl of this.

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  25. Fantastic! Love that photo, makes me so hungry!!:)

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  26. Nice omcbination curry...looks very tempting

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  27. curry looks very nice! can imagine the flavors

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  28. this dish looks so yummy! i cant wait to try it. thanks for sharing this.

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  29. Un delizioso contorno,ideale sempre!!! ;-)
    Complimenti e buon week end:-)

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  30. wow, love your presentation and recipe. Sounds delicious.

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  31. Sounds very flavorful with the lemon and ginger

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  32. YUM! i have a secret love for ginger =)

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  33. The curry looks fantastic. Superb!!! :)

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  34. I generally chop the beans and use them- I gotta admit that the way you have cut it in thin slices, looks fab! Good recipe!

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  35. I have not tired this combination. i love tangy food and this seems to be great.. i love your picture.. looks yummm....

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  36. Nice addition of ginger and lemon... looks yummy.

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  37. I love this take on green beans! I am ready to try something besides our usual tomatoes and onions version!

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  38. Fantastic! I love green beans so I'm going to love this curry!

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  39. I love green beans! I used to eat big bowls of green beans with butter, salt and pepper when I was a child ;). This sounds like a delicious flavor combination!

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  40. Looks so lovely, I'm sure it tasted great too!

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  41. Oh yum, what a great side dish!

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  42. your green beans look delicious, what a nice combination of flavors

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  43. simple curry with great flavors of ginger n lemon..

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  44. Theres an award waiting for you. http://t.co/N1E66kZ
    Cheers, Zen

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  45. love the flavors you put in this dish. looks delicious. thanks for sharing

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  46. Wow, the flavors in your green beans are some of my favorites! This dish looks really yummy.

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  47. innovative combo...sounds healthy n tempting..:)
    Tasty appetite

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  48. Ginger flavor will add to the taste .
    Just sending a bread for Foodpalette brown series :-)

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  49. I have tried similar way of cooking green beans, just that did not have that lemony aspect! If I ever cook it again, I will try adding some lemon. Thanks!

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