Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Flat beans stir-fry






Papdi (Ghevda) with Kanda-lasun masala


Ingredients-

Tender Flat beans (any variety)- 250 g- It should snap easily when you break them with fingers.
1-2 tbsp oil
½ tsp each mustard seeds, cumin (jeera), turmeric pd (haldi)
Onion-1 finely chopped- about ½ cup
5 cloves of garlic (peeled and crushed)
¼ tsp asafoetida (hing)
1 tsp Kaanda lasun masala or (chilli pd +garam masala)
Coriander leaves


Method-

Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add mustard, jeera and when they pop add haldi and hing.
After a second add garlic and fry till they are golden.
Now add onions and fry for 3 mins.
Add in the washed, cut flat beans and stir-fry for 3 mins.
Now add 2 tbsp water and salt as needed and cover and cook till the beans are half cooked (about 3 mins).
Add masala and mix well. Cover and cook them till tender.
Mix in the peanut pd and stir.
Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves.


Notes-

Kanda lasun masala is available in market or you can make it using this recipe.
You can add this midway while you are frying the  onions, masala gives out a nice fragrance.

You can add cubed potatoes (peeled) or green peas into this.