French Beans Mezhukvaratti

French beans is cooked here in  coconut oil with little to no spices . Goes very well with curd rice and is perfect for lunch box. Can be served as a warm salad too .

Fresh Beans -  2 cups , chopped as in picture
Onion - 1/4 cup , chopped
Green Chili - 2 , chopped
Ginger - 1/2 tsp, chopped fine
Curry Leaves - a few
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/8 tsp
Salt to taste
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp

  1. Heat oil and add mustard seeds and let it pop.
  2. Add the onion , green chili , curry leaves .
  3. Cook till onion turns translucent and add turmeric.
  4. Then add the beans , ginger and salt , mix well and cover.
  5. Remove the cover  in 2-3 minutes and cook for little more.
  6. Remove from fire and  you are ready to serve.

PS : Mix few salted and roasted nuts and then it can be served as a warm salad too.