*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        STRING BEANS & COCONUT KOORA
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Indian                           Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         Stephen Ceideburg
    1       lb           Green beans, trimmed
                         Salt to taste
      1/2   ts           Turmeric
    1       tb           Corn oil
    1       tb           Chana dal
    1       tb           Urad dal
      1/2   tb           Mustard seeds
      1/2   tb           Cumin seeds
    3                    Whole red chile peppers,
                         -broken up by hand into
                         -pieces
      1/2   tb           Curry leaves (optional)
    2       tb           Shredded, unsweetened
                         -coconut
 
   Cut beans, crosswise, into 1/4 inch pieces. Boil with
   salt and turmeric until tender, about 10 minutes.
   Drain and set aside.
   
   Heat oil in a small saucepan or skillet. When oil is
   hot, lower heat and add chana dal, urad dal, mustard
   seeds, cumin, chili peppers and, if using, curry
   leaves. Stir, cooking until dal turns golden and
   mustard seeds pop. Remove from heat, add coconut, stir
   for a minute and mix into green beans. Serve warm.
   
   Courtesy, Sue Sista of “Sue’s India Cuisine”, San Jose
   and Mountain View. From the San Jose Mercury News,
   6/9/93.
  
 
 
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