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Savory Green Beans with Coconut
(Same ki Bhaji)



  • 1/4 cup ghee
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt


  1. Prepare ghee. Place coconut and water in blender container. Cover and blend on high speed until coconut is finely chopped, about 10 seconds.
  2. Cut beans lengthwise into halves; cut halves lengthwise into halves.
  3. Cook and stir onion, coriander, turmeric and ginger in ghee in 10-inch skillet over medium heat until onion is coated.
  4. Stir coconut mixture, beans and salt into onion mixture. Cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until beans are tender, 20 to 30 minutes.

Yields 4 or 5 servings.


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