Category: Vegetables
Rating: 2.67
Servings: 1


1 1/2 lb green beans. trim and then
1 cut in half cr
1 1/2 inches fresh ginger, 1 inch thick; peel and chop
10 cloves garlic, peeled
1 cup water
4 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 teaspoon whole cumin seeds
2 teaspoon ground coriander seeds
2 medium tomatoes, peeled and finely
1 chopped to tas
1 salt
1 freshly ground pepper
3 tablespoon lemon juice (or to taste)

Directions: How to Cook Masaledar Sem [spicy Green Beans]

1. Put ginger and garlic into a food processor and add 1/2 cup water. Blend until fairly smooth. 2. Heat the oil in a wide, heavy saucepan over a medium flame. When hot, put in the cumin seeds. Stir for half a minute. 3. Pour in the ginger-garlic paste. Stir and cook for about two minutes. Put in the coriander and stir a few times. 4. Put in the chopped tomatoes. Stir and cook for 2 minutes mashing the tomato pieces with the back of a slotted spoon. 5. Put in the beans and salt and one cup of water. Bring to simmer. 6. Cover, turn heat to low and cook for 8-10 minutes or until the beans are tender enough. 7. Remove the cover. Add the lemon juice and a generous amount of freshly ground pepper. 8. Turn up the heat and boil away the remaining liquid, stirring the beans gently as you do so.

Recipe By : Somesh Rao

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

Ronda writes:

Number ingredient should be "tomatoes"


I'm going to try it!

Posted on 22 Nov 2009, 14:57 ET

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