Farashi beaner chochori
Side dish Indian Bengali Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:02:54 AM. Recipe ID 26563. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Farashi beaner chochori
Categories: Side dish, Indian, Bengali, Vegetables
Yield: 4 Servings
2 tb Mustard oil
1/4 ts Five spice powder
1 ts Green chile, seeded & minced
1/4 ts Turmeric
1/4 ts Salt
1 ts Sugar
2 1/2 c Green beans, sliced
1 ts Black mustard seeds, ground
-- & mixed with
2 ts Water & allowed to stand
-- for 30 minutes
2 tb Poppyseeds, white, made into
-- a paste
Cilantro, for garnish
Heat oil in a skillet over medium low heat. Add five spice & green
chile & fry for a few seconds. Add turmeric, sugar, salt & stir in
the green beans, water & mustard paste.
Add poppyseed paste* & simmer, covered, until the beans are tender.
Remove from heat & let stand for 15 minutes to allow the sauce to
thicken. Garnish with cilantro & serve.
*Toast the poppyseeds for 30 seconds. Grind into a powder. Add 2 tb
water & grind into paste.
Bharti Kirchner, "The Healthy Cuisine of India: Recipes from the
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