Pea and French bean curry recipe

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  • Low-fat
  • Vegetarian
serves: 4
Cooking: 30 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 317 kCal 16%
Fat 27g 39%
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  • A creamy dish flavoured with fresh coriander – a taste of western India!


    • 250g French beans, trimmed250g frozen petit pois, defrosted
    • For the spice paste:
    • 5tbsp chopped fresh coriander
    • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
    • 2tbsp fresh ginger, grated
    • 2tbsp sun-dried tomato paste
    • 1/2tsp tumeric
    • 1tsp ground cumin
    • 1tsp ground coriander
    • For the veg sauce:
    • 2tbsp sunflower, oil
    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 1/2tsp sea salt
    • 150ml double cream
    • Juice 1/2 lime


    • Place the spice paste ingredients in a food blender, whiz to a paste.

    • Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and salt and cook for 8 mins untill softened and lightly coloured. Add the spice paste and fry over a gentle heat for 2-3 mins.

    • Add the beans and 200ml water, simmer for 5 mins until the beans are just tender. Add the peas and cream; cook for 5 mins until sauce has thickened. Squeeze over the lime, check the seasoning and serve.

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