Yardlong Bean Masala Curry - Barbati masala kura

Long beans (Chinese Long beans) commonly known as Barbati in India. They are very rich in proteins and a very good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium and Manganese . Here's a very healthy and tasty "Yardlong Bean Masala Curry" prepared with Yardlong beans, raw coconut and various spices from Hema's Kitchen.

Ingredients

Long beans ( barbati) : 2 cups (Cut into 1 inch pieces )
Onion : 1 medium size (chopped )
Ginger : 1 1/2 inch piece
Garlic pods : 6
Coconut  piece : medium size (cut into small pieces)
Poppy seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
Cumin seeds : 1/2 tea spoon
Garam masala powder : 1tea spoon
Turmeric powder : 1/2 tea spoon
Red chilly powder : 11/2 tea spoon
Oil : 1 table spoon
Salt to taste

Method

Grind ginger, garlic pods, coconut pieces, poppy seeds, cumin seeds and onion into smooth paste keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan, add long bean pieces, cover with a lid and fry for 5 minutes on low flame.
Add turmeric powder, salt, red chilly powder, mix well and fry for 2 minutes on low flame.
Now add ground paste and garam masala powder into above mixture, mix well and fry for 2 minutes on low flame.
Now add little water if necessary and cook on low flame till done.
Serve hot with Rice or Roti.

18 comments:

  1. This looks fantastic! I could go for some right now - YUM!

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    1. Thank u Amy for your appreciation. Looking forward to introduce new variety of recipes in the days to come.

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  2. love the masalas into it.. nice one

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  3. Healthy yet tasty looking masala curry. Looks very inviting.
    Deepa

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  4. Tasty inviting masala beans curry..

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  5. This is a new way of using long beans for me. I sure am tempted because we must have a dish of veg everyday and the beautiful flavors are so alive.

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  6. delicious bean curry...perfect to go with rice

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  7. Thankyou so much for stopping by my space.
    Love long beans in any form.Glad to join ur blog.

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  8. different way of cooking long beans looks great,

    On going event Flavors of cuisines - "Turkish"

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  9. This is very different and lovely Hema will try this soon..

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  10. Just need a bowl of rice to enjoy this curry.

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  11. Need some rice and daal with this beans and we are good to go, oh and maybe some pickle too :-)

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  12. delicious curry...such a yummy masala combo :-)

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