Sunday, January 18, 2009

Spicy Green Beans with Carrots

Seventh heaven! Seventh helping! Happy events are linked...someway or another. My Legume Love Affair is at its 7th helping. We have got Susan - The Well Seasoned Cook to thank, for bringing us such a wonderful event.

Green Beans with Carrots
Ingredients: green bean sliced, carrots cubed to bite-sizes, 4-5 shallots sliced, 2-3 garlic minced, 1-2tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp turmeric, butter, salt, 1tbsp oil, freshly ground black pepper, sprinkle of red chili pepper flakes

Directions: Add butter and 1tbsp oil to a frying pan, add in minced garlic, shallots saute till fragrant. Add in green beans, carrots and saute till green beans, carrots and onions are slightly tender/onions caramelized. Add the spices. Salt to taste. Cook for about 10 mins in low-heat pan (note: if too dry, add some water). Add in some freshly ground black pepper and red chili pepper flakes, mix well.

Other simple Indian recipes include:
Indian Green Beans
Indian Spicy Chickpeas