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Indian-Spiced String Beans

  • servings: 4
Photography: Sang An

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Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus more for seasoning
  • 1 pound string beans, stem ends trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon brown mustard seeds
  • 1 small yellow onion (about 4 ounces), peeled and thinly sliced into rounds
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger (1/2-inch piece)

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Fill a large bowl with ice and water. Bring a pot of water to a boil, and add 1 teaspoon salt and string beans. Cook until bright green, about 3 minutes, and drain into a colander. Transfer to ice bath to stop cooking, drain again, and set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Place a large skillet over high heat, and add oil. When very hot, add mustard seeds, and cook until seeds begin to pop, about 30 seconds. Add onion, and cook, stirring until they begin to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Add ginger, and cook 1 minute more. Add reserved string beans, and cook, stirring until hot. Season with salt to taste.

Source
Martha Stewart Living, October 2000

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