Spicy Green Beans with Garlic

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

1/4 cup clarified butter or vegetable oil

3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

2 small green peppers such as jalapeno or serrano, stems and seeds removed, minced

2 teaspoons turmeric powder

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon cayenne

1 pound green beans, tough ends removed

1/4 cup water

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

3 tablespoons sesame seeds

1/4 cup clarified butter or vegetable oil

3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

2 small green peppers such as jalapeno or serrano, stems and seeds removed, minced

2 teaspoons turmeric powder

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1/8 teaspoon cayenne

1 pound green beans, tough ends removed

1/4 cup water

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

3 tablespoons sesame seeds

Directions

  1. In a large saute pan, heat the butter or oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, peppers, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne, and cook, stirring, until the garlic begins to turn golden, about 2 minutes. Add the green beans, water, salt, and stir well. Cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the sesame seeds and cook uncovered, stirring, until toasted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and adjust seasoning, to taste.
  1. In a large saute pan, heat the butter or oil over medium-high heat. Add the garlic, peppers, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne, and cook, stirring, until the garlic begins to turn golden, about 2 minutes. Add the green beans, water, salt, and stir well. Cover and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until the beans are tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the sesame seeds and cook uncovered, stirring, until toasted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Remove from the heat and adjust seasoning, to taste.