Long Bean Salad

A traditional thai salad of pounded long beans in an oriental dressing.

Long Bean Salad

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Long Bean Salad recipe - How to make Long Bean Salad

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3 1/2 cups chopped chawli (cow pea / lobhia)
1/2 cup sliced tomatoes
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
2 small deseeded and chopped red chillies
1 tsp soy sauce
3 tbsp lemon juice
2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp chopped peanuts
4 to 5 lettuce leaves
salt to taste

  1. Pound the long beans lightly with a pestle.
  2. In a mortar, crush the garlic and red chillies with the soya sauce, lemon juice and sugar.
  3. Toss the long beans with tomato and mix the dressing in it.
  4. Make a bed of the lettuce leaves and serve the salad on it, topped with chopped peanuts.

  1. Use extremely tender long beans.