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Green Beans With Water Chestnuts

Green Beans With Water Chestnuts


  • 1 lb of fresh green beans cut into 1/2 inch pieces steamed until they are tender but still crisp, about 8 minutes.
  • 1 small can of sliced water chestnuts rinsed and dried, or 12 water chestnuts, peeled and sliced, or 1 small jicama peeled and diced.
  • 1 tsp of black mustard seeds
  • 3 tbs unsalted melted butter or ghee
  • a 1 inch piece of peeled fresh ginger thinly julienned
  • 1/4 tsp of kashmiri chili or 1/8 tsp of cayenne pepper mixed with 1/8 tsp of paprika
  • 1 tsp of ground coriander
  • 3 tbs fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 2 tbs chopped fresh cilantro