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Fried Green Beans With Coconut

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“Spicy green beans with unsweetened coconut. Great with curries. Black mustard seeds can be found at spice shops.”
READY IN:
25mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a 10-inch heavy skillet or 12-inch wok, heat the butter over moderate heat until a drop of cold water dropped into it splutters instantly. Add the mustard seeds and fry for 30 seconds.
  2. Thoroughly stir in the onion, ginger, salt and pepper; cook, stirring, for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the green bean pieces. Stirring constantly, add the cayenne and fry for 5 minutes longer.
  4. Add the coconut and cilantro, reduce the heat to low, and cover the pan. Stirring occasionally, cook for 5-8 minutes more, or until the beans are crisp-tender.
  5. Sprinkle with lemon juice, taste for seasoning, and serve at once.

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