Indian Style Green Beans

Source: Whole Foods for the Whole Family
Date November 28, 2017
Yield:5 servings
Time needed: approx. 25 minutes

This dish is a treat for the eyes, and a good side dish, though it could use some enhancement in the seasoning. On its own, it does not seem particularly “Indian” though it would certainly fit into an Indian-themed meal. And will grace almost any meal. Definitely worth trying, with perhaps more than the tiny hint of ginger suggested.

Indian Style Green Beans

Indian Style Green Beans
1 lb. green beans
2-4 Tbsp. oil
1 tsp. mustard seeds
1/2 cup chopped onion
3/4 cup thinly sliced carrots
1 tsp. ground coriander
1/8 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp (or less) salt
1 to 2 Tbsp. lemon juice.

Cut beans into 1” diagonal slices and set aside.
Heat oil in a large skillet or wok.
Sauté mustard seeds until they begin to”pop”.
Add beans, onions and carrots.Cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Stir in seasonings and reduce heat.
Simmer, covered 8-10 minutes.
Stir in lemon juice and serve.

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