Tuesday, 1 January 2019


How to make this ultimate Beans Masal to Chapathis?


Bush Beans  200gms
Coriander greens, a fistful
Mustard seeds 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds 1 tsp
Shallots chopped 20 pcs
Curry leaves 10pcs
Green chilly slit 1pc
Ginger 3 inches to be grated
Grated garlic 1 tsp
Tomato diced  1 pc
Turmeric 1/2 tsp
Red chilly Powder 3/4 tsp
Coriander seeds powder 1 tsp
Water 20 ml
(make it as a paste)
Groundnut Oil 2 tbsps
Cloves 5 pcs 
Cinnamon Stick 1 inch 1 pc

For making masala mixture

Grated coconut 3 tbsps 
Cumin Seeds 3/4 Tsp
Fried gram 1 tsp
Poppy seeds 1 tsp
Ginger garlic gratings 
25 ml water
Collect the above ingredients into a mixer
 jar and grind to a fine mixture.
Keep ready.


Heat a pan with Groundnut oil.
Add mustard seeds and fennel seeds, cloves and cinnamon to fry.
Once they start crackling continuously, add shallots, green chilly, curry leaves and ginger garlic grates 1 tsp each
Saute until the shallots turn translucent.
Add the spice mixture and mix to combine in oil.
Add tomato and saute again until the tomatoes cooked soft and mushy. Transfer the beans and saute well to combine.
Saute for 2 seconds.
Add Ground coconut mixture.
Saute again to go off the raw smell." seconds.
Add the rinsed water 100 ml
Stir to combine. 
Add 250 ml water and stir again.
add little more water if needed.
Add salt 3/4 tsp
Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Open and check the consistency.
Garnish with chopped coriander greens.
Let the gravy sit on low heat until semi dry consistency.

Cooking time 20 minutes
Yield 3 servings

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