Ceylonese Spiced Runner Beans

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Lene8655

Spiced beans make a fantastic accompaniment to curry. Of course you dont have to use runner beans, any green beans will do.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. String the beans then diagonally slice them into 4cm lengths.
  2. Cook in a pan of boiling salted water for exactly 1 minute, then drain.
  3. Heat the oil in a large pan and cook the garlic for 1 minute.
  4. Add the cumin and mustard seeds and cook for 1 minute, then add the ground spices and cook for a further minute.
  5. Stir in the chopped tomatoes and simmer for 1-2 minutes until softened and a little pulpy.
  6. stir in the beans, ginger, sugar, salt and lemon juice and simmer together for 3-4 minutes until the beans are tender.
  7. Stir in the fresh coriander and serve.

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