Potato and green bean curry stew

AuthorElisa BookerDifficultyBeginner

Easy and tasty curry - veggies can be substituted for whatever is in season. Perfect with a roti to mop up all of the sauce

Yields1 Serving
Prep Time5 minsCook Time40 minsTotal Time45 mins

 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 tsp mustard seeds
 2 dried red chillies
 4-5 curry leaves
 2 large onions (chopped)
 1/2 tsp ground coriander
 3/4 tsp garam masala
 3/4 tsp ground turmeric
 1/2 tsp chilli powder
 2 tomatoes (quartered)
 1 large potato - around 300g (peeled and cubed)
 100g green beans (cut into inch long pieces)
 300ml coconut milk
 100ml water
 salt and pepper to taste

1

Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds

2

When they start to pop, add the dried chillies and curry leaves and saute for a few mins

3

Add onions and stir over moderate heat for around 5 minutes until onions are soft

4

Stir in coriander, garam masala, turmeric and chilli powder

5

Add tomatoes and cook for 5 more minutes

6

Add potatoes, mix well and cook for another 5 mins

7

Add green beans, cook for a minute and then lower the heat and add the coconut milk and water and salt to taste

8

Stir well, cover and cook for around 20 mins until the potatoes and beans are tender

9

Check for seasoning and eat with rice and roti!

Ingredients

 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 1 tsp mustard seeds
 2 dried red chillies
 4-5 curry leaves
 2 large onions (chopped)
 1/2 tsp ground coriander
 3/4 tsp garam masala
 3/4 tsp ground turmeric
 1/2 tsp chilli powder
 2 tomatoes (quartered)
 1 large potato - around 300g (peeled and cubed)
 100g green beans (cut into inch long pieces)
 300ml coconut milk
 100ml water
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds

2

When they start to pop, add the dried chillies and curry leaves and saute for a few mins

3

Add onions and stir over moderate heat for around 5 minutes until onions are soft

4

Stir in coriander, garam masala, turmeric and chilli powder

5

Add tomatoes and cook for 5 more minutes

6

Add potatoes, mix well and cook for another 5 mins

7

Add green beans, cook for a minute and then lower the heat and add the coconut milk and water and salt to taste

8

Stir well, cover and cook for around 20 mins until the potatoes and beans are tender

9

Check for seasoning and eat with rice and roti!

Potato and green bean curry stew

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