Beans Baigan Shak


2 cup French Bean
1 cup cut into small pieces Brinjals
1 tblsp chopped Ginger (Adrak)
1 tsp Sugar (Cheeni)
A pinch of Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
1/2 sprig Curry Leaves (Kari Patta)
1 tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
1 tsp Mustard Seeds (Rai/Sarson)
1 tblsp grounded Black Pepper Corns (Kali Mirch)
1 broken Red Chilly (Lal Mirch)
1/2 tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
As required Salt (Namak)
1 tblsp Refined Oil
4 Green Chillies (Hari mirch)

How to make Beans Baigan Shak:
  • Wash ,string and cut the beans into small pieces.
  • Cut the brinjal into small pieces and put them in water.
  • Grind the ginger and the green chillies.
  • Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan.
  • Add the mustard seeds.
  • When they crackle add the curry leaves, cumin seeds, red chilly and the grounded pepper.
  • Fry for a few seconds over a medium flame.
  • Add the ginger and green chilly paste.
  • Fry for 2 minutes over a low flame stirring continuously.
  • Add the asafoetida, turmeric powder, the vegetables and saute for 5 minute.
  • Add the sugar and salt and a little water and cook till the vegetables are tender and the water has evaporated.
  • Serve hot.