Add a spicy twist to your green beans. This perfect mix of chilli and coconut will add all kinds of new flavours to any meal.
400 grams round green beans, stem end removed
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon yellow mustard seeds
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 small red onion, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1-2 long red chillis, seeded and thinly sliced
¼ cup long thread coconut
Slice the beans on the diagonal into long pieces.
Heat the vegetable oil in a large sauté pan and gently cook the mustard and cumin seeds, onion, garlic, turmeric and chillis until the onion is soft. Add the coconut and beans, season well then add ¼ cup of water and toss everything together. When the water has evaporated keep adding a little more water and toss the beans occasionally until crisp tender. Transfer to a serving platter and serve hot.