Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry

This curry is a famous side dish prepared in Srilanka with snake bean as a main ingredient. They used to have with rice, rotis etc. The taste and aroma really fantastic . The coconut milk used in this dish gives you a different flavour.

Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry

This curry is a famous side dish prepared in Srilanka with snake bean as a main ingredient. They used to have with rice, rotis etc. The taste and aroma really fantastic . The coconut milk used in this dish gives you a different flavour.

Category : Vegetarian, Curries

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By Mala Shenoy

Published On: 07 Jul 2016

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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Step 1 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 1

To make the snake bean curry, in a pot, place the chopped snake beans, chili powder, saunf/fennel, haldi/turmeric powder, methi/fenugreek seeds and jeera powder.

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Step 2 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 2

Season with salt and toss to coat the beans. Add the onion, garlic and green chili.

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Step 3 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan/pot over high heat. Add the curry leaves.

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Step 4 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 4

Once they start to pop, add the snake bean mixture. Stir constantly over high heat until the mixture starts to caramelize and the beans are just cooked, making sure the spices don’t burn.

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Step 5 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 5

Add the 2nd extract of coconut milk and stir to combine

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Step 6 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 6

Cover the pan and leave to cook for a few minutes, or until the beans have cooked through.

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Step 7 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 7

Now addd the 1st extract of coconut milk and stir.

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Step 8 Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry Recipe

Step 8

Remove the pot from heat. Garnish the Sri Lankan Snake Bean Curry with coriander leaves and cover with a lid until ready to serve.

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