Health recipe of the day

Beans are high in fibre and aid in lowering high cholesterol levels. They contain antioxidants which are good for your heart and prevent cancer.

Try this simple beans recipe where the vegetable is sauteed leaving the flavour intact.

1/2 kg string beans chopped finely
1/2 cup grated coconut
3 red chillies broken into bits
1/4 tsp mustard seeds
A few curry leaves


  • Boil the beans for about 5 minutes with some water.
  • Strain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. When they splutter add the red chilies and curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
  • Now toss in the boiled beans.
  • Add salt and coconut and mix well.
  • Stir fry for a few minutes and then take down.Recipe courtesy: Anglo-Indian recipes

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