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Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Green Beans and Potato Masala

A side dish made with potato and green beans cooked in spice and coconut paste. This goes perfect with hot rotis/ chappathi. Here is the recipe.

Green Beans & Potato Curry

  • 50 gms of Green Beans, chopped
  • 100 gms of Potato, boiled, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 pieces of Cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 Onion, medium sized,peeled, chopped lengthwise
  • 2 Tomatoes, medium sized, chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 tsp of Chilly powder
  • 1/4 tsp of Turmeric powder
  • few Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp of Oil
To Grind
  • 1 piece Cinnamon Sticks
  • 2 Cloves
  • 3 tbsp of grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper

Green Beans & Potato Curry
  • Grind the ingredients to a smooth paste by adding little water mentioned above list to grind and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a wok/ kadai/ pan, add cinnamon sticks and cloves and fry for 30 seconds.
  • Then add the chopped onions to it and fry till it becomes translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste to it and saute for few seconds.
  • Add the tomatoes to it and pinch of salt to it and saute till it becomes soft
  • Then add the potatoes, ground paste, chilly powder, turmeric powder and 1/2 cup of water and mix well.
  • Close the lid and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or till the potatoes are 3/4 th done.
  • Then add the chopped green beans, salt, mix well and cook for 5 Min's or till the gravy becomes thick.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve with roti.


Chitra said...

Will try this for lunch box. lovely clicks as always :)

Shanthi said...

Wow sure a perfect combo with roti

Priya said...

Fabulous curry,never prepared this combo this way,thanks Valar for sharing.

Prathima Rao said...

This curry looks so yummmy!!! Easy & flavorful..
Prathima Rao
Parts Corner

Aruna Manikandan said...

haven't tried this combo...
grinding part sounds wonderful
will try this soon :)

Tina said...

yummy yummy masala..


Perfect for the phulkas and rice as well,loved the recipe!

Aarthi said...

awesome curry

Nisha said...

Bookmarking this recipe

Puja said...

A delightful combo!

Sharmilee! :) said...

Loved the recipe...bookmarked to try...yummy curry

Santosh Bangar said...

easy but delicious stire.
1st time here happy to follow u do visit my site

Francesca said...

A tasty way to make my daughter eat her veggies!

Raji said...

Really love the addition of wonderful spices to this classic combo of beans and potato. Lovely pictures.

Treat and Trick said...

Healthy combo and so yum!

Shilpakiran said...

hi glad to follow ur blog .. i am also from bangalore .. yummy one i must try .. do visit my space

Kalyan said...

Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare and delicious!

VM said...

Yummy combo..nice clicks

Roshan said...

very spicy and appetizing curry

Roshan said...

very spicy and appetizing curry

Rachana said...

Delicious and mouthwatering curry!

Sushma Mallya said...

Looks delicious and nice and yummy curry !

Nalini's Kitchen said...

First time here,you have a wonderful space following you dear,please do drop at my space.Potato and beans curry looks delicious and yummy.

Jay said...

Mmmm...flavorful n yummmy side dish ..;)

Tasty Appetite

Meenal Mehta said...

Hi Valarmathi,- first time on your blog, love the recipe and the blog .

Hope to hear back from you as well on my blog and be in touch :)

Maayeka said...

Healthy and delicious curry...


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