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Carrot green Bean curry(Sri Lankan, vegetarian).

Carrot green bean curry is a Sri Lankan dish and a quick and easy vegetarian, vegan curry.

A coconut milk-based curry.

Mildly spiced recipe for kids to enjoy or to accompany spicy meat curries on your menu.

carrot and green bean curry, a vegetarian curry kids will love.

Here’s a great way to get the kids and adults alike to enjoy their vegetables.

The beans and carrots cooked in the rich creaminess of the Coconut milk curry add additional flavor.

If you have picky eaters who move their vegetables to the edge of their plate, try serving this dish.

It’s also a great way to introduce curries to their meals. 

TRY THIS-serve a bowl of rice, add this vegetable milk curry, and Poppadoms crushed over it. 
This was my no-fuss meal for the kids when they were young.

What to serve with carrot green bean curry with coconut milk

You can add this vegetarian carrot and beans curry to any of your rice and curry menus.

Try this vegetarian recipe with

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Carrot salad with parsley.

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Beef and green bean stir fry.

Spicy green bean stir fry

Utensils and appliances needed

Chopping board and knife.

medium-sized cooking pan.

Storage– Store in an air-tight container, use old or glass containers. refrigerate and consume within 3 days.

freezing-avoid freezing

Reheating– can be reheated over stovetop and microwave.

RECIPE DIFFICULTY-EASY

Carrots and green Beans curry(Sri Lankan, vegetarian).

Please make sure to read the recipe instructions carefully to avoid mistakes.

Ingredients

The ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.

250g of beans 

250g carrots

3 tablespoons of oil

a sprig of curry leaves

2-3 garlic cloves sliced thin

1 medium-sized onion finely sliced

1 teaspoon of turmeric powder

1 teaspoon of mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon of chili flecks(optional)

 1/2 cup of Water

1/2 cup of thick Coconut milk

Method

How to cut the carrots and beans.

Trim Beans(250g), cut lengthwise exposing the seeds inside and set aside.

Cut the top and the end of the carrots(250g) and peel the skin, then cut them into thin circles and halve them. set aside.

How to cook the carrot beans curry.

Place a pan over medium heat, pour oil(3 tbsp), add the curry leaves( a sprig), onions(1 medium), and garlic slices(2-3 cloves sliced).

Sauté for 2-3 minutes until they turn translucent.

Add turmeric powder(1 tsp), mustard seeds(1 tsp), and temper all the ingredients in the pan until they turn slightly golden brown. 

Include the carrots and sauté with the onions and spices for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.

Add the beans to the curry and sauté for a further 3 minutes, season with salt.

Pour in the water(1/2 a cup)and let the curry simmer for 5-10 minutes over medium heat.

Once the water reduces by half, pour in the coconut milk(1/2 a cup)and cook until gravy turns thick over medium heat.

Depending on how much of the thick gravy you need, remove the curry from the stove season with salt if necessary.

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Carrots and green Beans curry(Sri Lankan, vegetarian).

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

Carrots and green Beans curry(Sri Lankan, vegetarian).A coconut milk based curry.

Mildly spiced recipe for kids to enjoy or to accompany spicy meat curries in your menu.

Ingredients

  • Ingredients mentioned below use standard measuring cups and spoons.
  • 250g of beans
  • 250g carrots
  • 3 tablespoons of oil
  • a sprig of curry leaves
  • 2-3 garlic cloves sliced thin
  • 1 medium-sized onion finely sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon of chilli flecks(optional)
  • 1/2 cup of Water
  • 1/2 cup of thick coconut milk

Instructions

How to cut the carrots and beans.

Trim Beans(250g), cut lengthwise exposing the seeds inside and set aside.

Cut the top and the end of the carrots(250g) and peel the skin, then cut them into thin circles and halve them. set aside.

How to cook the carrot beans curry.

Place a pan over medium heat, pour oil(3 tbsp), add the curry leaves( a sprig), onions(1 medium), and garlic slices(2-3 cloves sliced).

Sauté for 2-3 minutes until they turn translucent.

Add turmeric powder(1 tsp), mustard seeds(1 tsp), and temper all the ingredients in the pan until they turn slightly golden brown. 

Include the carrots and sauté with the onions and spices for 2-3 minutes over medium heat.

Add the beans to the curry and sauté for a further 3 minutes, season with salt.

Pour in the water(1/2 a cup)and let the curry simmer for 5-10 minutes over medium heat.

Once the water reduces by half, pour in the coconut milk(1/2 a cup)and cook until gravy turns thick over medium heat.

Depending on how much of the thick gravy you need, remove the curry from the stove season with salt if necessary.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 247Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 259mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 5gSugar: 8gProtein: 5g

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Subodhini Gill

Friday 31st of January 2020

We love this recipe in our house. It's my go to curry for my young daughter. This and fish/chicken etc.

jehan

Saturday 1st of February 2020

Hi Subodhini, glad you love the recipe and thank you for letting me know. much appreciated. regards J

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