Carrot and Green Bean Curry

Carrot and Green Bean Curry
















150g green beans, snapped

150g carrots, julienned (strips)
2 cloves garlic, chopped

½ onion, chopped

1 green chilli, chopped

2 sprigs of curry leavesSmall cinnamon stick2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon raw curry powder¼ teaspoon turmeric powder½ teaspoon mustard powder¼ cup water

½ cup coconut milk

Salt to taste







  • Fry onion, garlic, cinnamon stick and curry leaves
  • Add curry powder, mustard and turmeric and fry for 3 minutes
  • Add beans and carrots, mix well
  • Add ¼ cup of water and allow to cook, covered for 5 minutes
  • Add coconut milk, simmer for a further 2 or 3 minutes
  • Check seasoning
  • Serve with rice

Purple carrots I bought at the farmer’s market 


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