- ¾ lb. Beans/Carrot/Snow peas/Asparagus/potato/etc Note: Cut them into small
pieces (grate carrot/beetroot - optional)
- 1/3 onion cut into small pieces
- 3/4 tsp. crushed red chile
- mustard seeds
- curry leaves (optional)
- garlic (if you like; crush them)
Heat oil, add mustard seeds (if you are using it), then add onion (and garlic
if you are using it), stir until it turns light brown, add salt, and then
crushed chile; stir well for a while until the chile is well fried (mookkunnathuvare).
Then add veg., stir well, cover it and cook in a low flame, and it is ready!
(You can cook parippu, cherupayar, vanpayar, kadala, etc. too the same way.
First you have to cook (boil) them, and add salt to it when cooked. Also to the
split peas and cherupayar, you can add ½ cup of shredded coconut, after frying
crushed chile, if you like. When cooking kadala, you can add a teaspoon of garam
masala too if you like, after adding crushed chile.)