Indian Bean Salad

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  • 300g green beans
  • 2 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp brown mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp black gram dal, soaked and drained
  • 1 tbsp channa dal, soaked and drained
  • 1 red chilli cut in half
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • Salt

Trim the beans and cut into small pieces. Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds, dals, chilli and the curry leaves. When they start to splutter add the beans, salt and a splash of water. Cook for a few minutes until the beans are tender, add the coconut and serve.