Martha's Indian Spiced String Beans

Recipe by alligirl
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1
    lb string bean, stem ends trimmed
  • 2
    teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    small yellow onion, peeled and thinly sliced into rounds (about 4 ounces)
  • 2
    teaspoons minced ginger (approx. 1/2-inch piece)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Fill a large bowl with ice and water.
  • Bring a pot of water to a boil, and add 1 teaspoon salt and string beans. Cook until bright green, about 3 minutes, and drain into a colander.
  • Transfer to ice bath to stop cooking, drain again, and set aside.
  • Place a large skillet over high heat, and add oil.
  • When very hot, add mustard seeds, and cook until seeds begin to pop, about 30 seconds.
  • Add onion, and cook, stirring until they begin to brown, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Add ginger, and cook 1 minute more.
  • Add reserved string beans, and cook, stirring until hot.
  • Season with salt to taste.
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