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Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Ingredients (serves 4):
250g fresh green beans
Method: Wash and chop the beans. Peel and chop the shallot into small cubes. Rub the mustard seeds together in a clean cloth.
1 big shallot
1 pinch of red chilli powder
2 generous pinches of powdered cumin
1 pinch of turmeric
1/2 tsp mustard seeds (optional)
3 tbsp grated coconut
10 cari leaves (optional)
1/4 tsp salt
Place the beans, shallow, chilli, cumin, curcuma, washed cari leaves, coconut and salt in a pan. Add 100ml water and simmer for 8-10 min over a moderate heat, until the beans are cooked.
In a pan, sauté the mustard seeds in oil, covering the pan with a lid. Once they pop, add them to the beans. Stir and serve.