Long Beans Curry I Alasande Sukka I Mangalore Alasande palya

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Preparation Time : 30 mins Cooking Time : 10 mins Serves : 4

Long beans curry is a healthy and delicious side dish for rice or roti’s, Long beans is a very healthy vegetable. It is rich in Vitamin C and A and also has a good amount of minerals which are good for our health. Alasande Sukka is a popular Mangalore recipe made with a blend of aromatic spice and fresh coconut. A healthy and very tasty curry to serve as a side dish for Rotis or rice with sambar/rasam. 

Ingredients:

Long beans –  500 gm chopped finely

Mustard – 1/2 Tsp

Curry leaves – 2 springs

Onion – 2 no’s chopped

Tomato – 2 no’s chopped

Turmeric – 1/2 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 Tsp

Salt to taste

Oil to fry

Coriander – 1/2 bunch chopped – for garnishing

To make a coarse powder – (to add finally) –

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Coconut – 1/2 cup

Garlic – 4 to 5 cloves

Cumin – 1 tsp

Dry Kashmir chilies – 2 no’s

 

Method:

Heat oil in a vessel/pressure cooker, when it is hot add mustard, allow it to splutter, then add chopped onion and curry leaves, fry until onion turns translucent.

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Then add tomatoes, saute until it becomes soft.

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Add cleaned and chopped Long beans into, fry for few secs, add chilly powder, turmeric and salt to taste, toss it well, saute well for 2 mins, Add 1/2 cup of water, stir. Close the lid and pressure cook for 1 whistle.

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Once it is done, bring the curry until the water in the curry gets absorbed completely. Meanwhile, blend coconut, cumin, dry chilies and garlic to a coarse powder without adding water.

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Ensure the water is absorbed then add coconut mixture, toss it well.

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Finally, add chopped coriander, toss once again, turn off the flame.

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Serve as a side for Roti/Sambar Rice.

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