Beansno in Peanut Sauce

French Beans in Peanut Sauce Recipe

Recipe source: Friend

Prep & Cooking: 30 mts

Cuisine: South Indian


1/4 kgs stringed and chopped french beans

2 medium onions, finely chopped

2-3 slit green chillis

2-3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tbsp coriander seeds

2 dried red chillis

1 tsp cumin seeds

1″ cinnamon (dalchini)

2 cardamoms (elaichi)

1/4 cup roasted peanuts

salt to taste

1 tbsp oil

1 Steam the chopped beans, dont make them too soft and mushy.
2 Dry roast cumin seeds (1/2 tsp), coriander seeds, cardamom and cinnamon for a minute. Don’t burn the spices. Cool and grind them along with roasted peanuts and enough water to make a thick paste.
3 Heat oil in a cooking vessel and add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds and let them brown a bit, add the dry red chillis, curry leaves, crushed garlic and green chillis and toss them for a few seconds.
4 Add the chopped onions and saute them till transparent.
5 Add the steamed beans and salt and cook covered on medium heat for 4-5 mts.
6 Add the ground peanut paste and combine it well and cook covered for 2-3 mts. Turn off heat.
7 Serve with hot chapatis or white steamed rice.