1 TSP OIL
1 TSP MUSTARD SEEDS
1 TSP SPLIT URAD DAL OR 1 TSP CHANA DAL (SPLIT BENGAL GRAM)
1 WHOLE DRY CHILLI OR GREEN CHILLI BROKEN INTO PIECES
1/4 TSP ASFOETIDA
5 TO 6 CURRY LEAVES
2 1/2 CUPS CHOPPED FRENCH BEANS
1/4 CUP FRESHLY GRATED COCONUT
- Heat the oil in a kadai / shallow pan and add the mustard seeds.
- When the seeds splutter, add urad dal,red chillies, asafoetida and curry leaves, mix well and saute on a medium flame for a few seconds, while stirring continuously.
- Add the french beans, ½ cup of water and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 8 to 10 minutes till they are cooked, while stirring once in between.
- Add the coconut, mix gently and cook for another 2 minutes. Serve hot.