Alsande Batata Sukke

Alsandes or string  beans  / green beans is a vegetable loved by all. We usually prepare simple stir fries or upkaries from it.Sukke is a coconut masala based thick curry usually enjoyed as  a side dish with rice. Here is the recipe.
Ingredients :-
  • Alsande / chevli –   cut into 1′ pieces – 1 cup
  • Potato     – 1 medium sized ( cut lengthwise )
  • Onion     –  1 medium sized (sliced lengthwise   )
  • Coriander seeds      – 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal     – 3/4 tbsp (little less than the coriander seeds)
  • Red chillies    – 10 to 12 or as per taste
  • Coconut grated    – 3/4 cup
  • Tamarind     – a small piece
  • Salt to taste


  1. Roast coriander , urad dal and red chillies in a  little oil.
  2. Grind the roasted ingredients along with coconut and tamarind adding little water to a coarse paste. Keep this aside.
  3. Now heat oil in a pan and season with mustard.
  4. Add onion and saute till transparent.
  5. Add alsandes and potatoes.
  6. Saute adding salt and some water
  7. Cover and cook till almost done.
  8. Now add the coconut masala ..
  9. Mix well and keep on low flame till the masala is well cooked  and the water is all absorbed.
  10. Its ready and enjoy with dalitoy and pappad ….!!!

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