Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Green beans coconut

In Indonesia my mother use to make this dish with  "cassava leaf" but i didn't find here in the state where i lived ,,so i substitute with" Greenbeans" the secret ingredients are two spices name " galangal and greater galangal" is very popular  in south east Asian ,made this food very special taste just  like at home :)
Greenbeans coconut
Ingredients:
2  cans cut  cooked greenbean ( 29 oz )
1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
1 cup coconut milk
2 tbs coconut oil
1/2 of yellow onion
2 clove of garlic
1/2 cup diced tomato
1 tsp galangal powder/ fresh is best
1/2 tsp powder greater galangal
pinch of nutmeg
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper


Preparation:
chopped onion and garlic
heat coconut  oil on medium high
sauteed onion and garlic until soft
add diced tomato stir up
add coconut milk,green beans,and grated coconut
seasoning with the last five  ingredients
and simmer down about 10 minutes or so
serve with steam white rice is best !!




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