This is another of Jeanne D'Souza's recipes. It's a great time of year to make this, with green beans in season right now. It's simple to make and is a great way to make the basic green bean seem way more interesting. —Cherry Bombe
fresh string beans, finely chopped
whole black mustard seeds
fresh ginger root, finely chopped
1 to 2
whole dried red chilies, not crushed
1 to 2 tablespoons
unsweetened coconut flakes
Salt to taste
In This Recipe
Steam the beans in a strainer over boiling water. Set aside.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the mustard seeds and cook for a minute or so until they stop popping. Add the ginger, garlic and red chili pepper. Stir for 1 minute until nicely coated. Add the beans and mix until they glisten. Add coconut flakes and salt to taste.