Friday, 14 March 2014

Sesame Beans Stir Fry

French beans are Lightly Stir fried with sesame seeds and dessicated coconut. This side dish very well goes with rice or roti. Takes very less time to cook and very delicious.
Sesame seeds are power houses of healthy fats, protein and fiber. Sesame seeds also contains minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, pottasium, zinc , copper, selenium.

2 cups chopped french beans
1/2 tsp Panch phoron(mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds,nigella seeds and aniseed)
1 Tsp Sesame seeds
1 tsp Dessicated coconut
Salt to taste
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 Green Chili Chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil

Heat oil in a pan add panch phoron . when it starts to splutter add green chillies and beans to it.
Season with salt and turmeric powder. let it cook for 5-6 mins till the beans are cooked but still crunchy.
now sprinkle the sesame seeds and cook for a minute.At the end add dessicated coconut and switch off the flame.


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