Recipe for green bean and potato curry

Recipe by LP


  • 2 green chilis (finely chopped or ground)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (finely chopped or ground)
  • 1 inch of ginger (finely chopped or ground)
  • 1 teaspoon tomato puree (optional)
  • 2 fresh medium tomatoes (finely chopped)
  • chopped fresh coriander (for decoration)
  • 3 handfuls of green beans (one handful per person)
  • 2 baby potatoes ( sliced)
  • 1/2 tea spoon carom seeds
  • salt (to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1 dry red whole chili
  • pinch of garam masala spice (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • sunflower oil (two table spoons)


  1. Heat oil in pan on low heat.  Add chopped garlic, 1 red dry whole chili and carom seeds.unnamed-1.jpg
  2. Add finely chopped tomatoes (or use a blender) and remaining spices. Stir for one minute on low heat.unnamed-2.jpg
  3. Add green beans and potatoes and stir.  Add a little water, cover and allow to cook for 10-15mins until the vegetables are tender.unnamed-3.jpg
  4. Add coriander for decoration and serve with rice or chapatis. Take out dry red whole chilis before serving.



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