Tuesday, May 6, 2008

how can we make parippu currry


You will need:
1. 1 cup husked green beans
2. 3 cups water
3. ¼ tsp chilli powder
4. 4 garlic cloves
5. ¼ tsp cumin seeds
6. ½ tsp turmeric powder
7. 1 cup coconut, grated

For the seasoning:
1. 2 dsp refined vegetable oil
2. 1 dsp ghee
3. 1 tsp mustard seeds
4. 2 tsp button onions, sliced in rounds
5. A few curry leaves
6. 2 dry red chillies, quartered
7. Salt to taste

1. Lightly roast beans in a thick-bottomed skillet on a slow fire without permitting the colour of the beans to change. Then cook the green beans in 3 cups water.
2. Grind ingredients 3 to 7 to a fine paste. Mix the paste in a little water and add to the cooked beans. Add salt to taste. Bring to boil and remove from fire.
3. In a mixture of oil and ghee, fry mustard seeds, button onions, curry leaves and chillies and ad to the curry. Serve hot.

To serve 6

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