Curry Spice Beans

Notes: Use Kentucky Wonder green, yard-long, round-pod green, yellow wax, or Italian green beans.


Makes 4 servings

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Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Caloriesfromfat 59 %
Protein 3.4 g
Fat 8.2 g
Satfat 0.9 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Sodium 11 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


2 tablespoons salad oil
1 tablespoon cumin seed
1 tablespoon mustard seed
1/3 cup chopped shallots
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
Salt and pepper


1. Set a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium heat. When pan is hot, salad oil,cumin seed, and mustard seed. Shake pan often until seeds sizzle and begin to pop, 30 to 60 seconds. Add shallots and stir until limp, about 2 minutes. Stir in curry powder and hot chili flakes.

2. Add beans to pan. Stir beans until coated with seasonings and hot, 2 to 3 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.


August 1999
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