Great side dish, Easy to make. Use as Main or side.
Carrort & Bean Curry Side Dish
A easy meal to prepare with fresh garden vegetables. This is a great dish to have as a side alondside other dishes or as a stand alone dish. In India people may just eat this venegtarian dish as a main meal with some rice and a paratha. They may have mango pickle as an accompaniment and some yogurt.
- cooking pot
- Chopping board
- 200 gm Carrots chopped into small cubes
- 200 gm French Beans small 1/4 inch pieces
- 80 gm Onion chopped
- 1 sprig Basil chopped
- 2 spring Coriander fresh chopped
- 5 cloves Garlic chopped thinly sliced
- 1 tspn Black mustard seeds
- 2 tspn Turmeric powder
- 1/4 tspn Chili flakes
- 20 gm Desicated coconut pan fried to golden brown
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- Take the diced carrots and par boil. Add a pich of turmeric and salt in the water so the carrots can get more flavor.
- String the beans and cut into small pieces. We wont par boil this as beans cook very fast.
- Prepare the rest of the ingredients as per the ingredient list above.
Cooking The Dish
- Take a large enough pot for the dish to cook in. Add your oil, gently heat the oil
- Add the whole spices of black mustard seeds and allow to crackle. (do not burn). Next all the chopped onion and sliced garlic and stir for 2 to 4 minutes until onion is slightly translucent.
- Add chilli flakes and fresh herbs of basil and corriander. Keep a little of the basil and corrainder for adding at the end of the cooking process.
- Add turmeric, stir well. Add add the bean and carrorts. Sprinkle a bit of water, place lid over the pot and gently cook for 5 minutes.
- Add salt for seasoning. Add the pan fried desicated coconut and basil and corriander and stir for a minute
Excellent side dish. Gobi Mattar or Cauliflower and Beans is a great dish. You can replace the French beans with green peas and have another dish to compliment your menu. You may add mushrooms or potatoes to the dish as well. How I Prepare! Video https://www.facebook.com/workingathome/videos/10157570750969065/?__xts__=68.ARCaOD9PfWxTT2vvmEMRg37MQTkTMtI0zHNcZ8DAvgTDDkmejHUTzUs0hHcyJ06WDllic3it7iMAjg6gsFTr-8ElQVnJ5K57Tm7DiDFN7HwGwOTUG-7dBV1_qZRes4JgDy7DED3S4-fkVEwnjTLScb4QfK-R6T0w_hnxzYd-OK9Wh2asBVPhJHmEV2MFoLDaWG4ASC5AHrd-o6ItF5AkJiEM9uPxaP37TR1YOD-GxRG8vKUB9CkOQ882FEg6iIzbHTE1SH3QVnZxEHu1sB6vRRbXZnNkeXQXitmbnnXZO7fmg84&__tn__=-R