Beans Vepudu

Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 25 minutes | Servings: 2

Ingredients

For Beans

2 Cups Water

A pinch Of Baking Soda

¼ tsp Salt

1 ¼ Cup French Beans/Green Beans, cut into ½ -inch pieces

For Spice mix

¼ Cup White Sesame Seeds/Til

¼ Cup Fresh Coconut, grated

5-6 Garlic Cloves

1 tsp Cumin Seeds

2 tsp Red Chili Powder

For Vegetable

1 tbsp Oil

1 tsp Mustard Seeds

6-8 Curry Leaves

½ tsp Turmeric Powder

Salt, to taste

For Garnish

¼ cup grated coconut

Process

  • For beans, boil water in a pot. Add baking soda, salt and mix. Now drop in the beans and mix well. Cook for 4-5mins. Drain the water and keep the beans aside.
  • For spice mix, heat a pan on medium flame. Add white sesame seeds, fresh coconut and saute till light golden in colour.
  • Add garlic cloves, cumin seeds and saute for another 2mins. Turn off the flame, add red chili powder and mix. Let it cool to room temperature.
  • Add roasted spices to grinder and make a fine powder, do not add water.
  • Now heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and let the crackle. Add beans, turmeric powder and toss well. Cover with lid and cook for 5-6mins on medium flame.
  • Remove the lid, add prepared spice mix, salt and saute till beans are cooked. Turn off the flame.
  • Garnish with grated coconut and serve hot with rice and dal.
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