Steamed green beans and yellow mung
{healthy | vegan | gluten free} Recipe for simple steamed green beans with yellow mung | Green beans nutrition | Cooking tips
Servings Prep Time
3servings 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 60minutes
Servings Prep Time
3servings 15minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
15minutes 60minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
Prep:
  1. Wash and soak the yellow mung in a bowl of water for one hour.
  2. Wash green beans. Top and tail the beans. Slice finely and keep aside.
To prepare the fresh green beans and mung curry:
  1. In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the coconut oil.
  2. Add mustard and cumin seeds. Once seeds splutter, add asafoetida.
  3. Give this a quick stir and add the sliced green beans. Stir on high flame for 30 seconds. Add the drained yellow mung, stir to combine for 30 seconds.
  4. Reduce the flame. Add salt and combine with the beans and mung.
  5. Make a well in the centre of the pan. Add 1/4 cup water.
  6. Cover the pan and allow to steam cook for 6-7 minutes. Both the green beans and yellow mung should be cooked, but with a bite. Don’t allow the mung to overcook and turn pasty.
  7. Add the red chili powder, coriander powder, sambar powder and toss gently.
  8. Cover and cook for 2 minutes on low flame.
  9. Remove into a serving dish and garnish with fresh coconut.
Recipe Notes

Serving suggestion:

This fresh green beans and mung is best served with mor kuzhambu and rice / millet. As it already has dal in it, avoid serving it with a dal based accompaniment to rice.