French Beans in Coconut Curry

French Beans in Coconut Curry

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French Beans in Coconut Curry is not just tasty but also visually appealing. The bright green of the beans stands out well against the white gravy.

The addition of roasted peanuts makes the dish all the more special, because the nuts complement the beans very well, and add a delightful crunch to the gravy.

Enjoy this curry with rotis or parathas .

French Beans in Coconut Curry recipe - How to make French Beans in Coconut Curry

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

2 cups french beans , cut diagonally
2 tbsp oil
a pinch of asafoetida (hing)
a pinch of baking soda
1 tsp cornflour
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbsp roasted and coarsely crushed peanuts
1 tsp finely chopped green chillies
salt to taste

Method
    Method
  1. Combine the cornflour and coconut milk in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in kadhai, add the asafoetida and ¾ cup of water and bring to boil.
  3. Add the french beans and soda-bi-carb, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 4 to 5 minutes or till the french beans are cooked, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the cornflour-coconut milk mixture, peanuts, green chillies and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for another 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy312 cal
Protein4.7 g
Carbohydrates11 g
Fiber7.7 g
Fat27.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A155.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B31.9 mg
Vitamin C16 mg
Folic Acid39 mcg
Calcium43.9 mg
Iron1.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium2.9 mg
Potassium81.7 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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