Green Bean and Coconut Stir-Fry

Toss green beans with a curried grated-coconut sauce.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4-6
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1/4 cup unsweetened grated coconut

1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder

1/4 teaspoon cayenne

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon cumin seeds

1 teaspoon sliced garlic

1 pound trimmed green beans, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

Kosher salt


  1. Stir together the coconut, curry powder, cayenne and 1/4 cup of water in a small bowl.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the cumin and garlic until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add the beans and a splash of water. Cook, stirring, until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes. Season with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Add the coconut mixture and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes more.