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Vegan green bean curry with coconut milk

Vegan green bean curry with coconut milk
Ratings 5 from 1 votes
Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 30 mins
Servings 2

A classic Sri Lankan vegan curry that is healthy and creamy with coconut milk, serves with rice.

  • 2 cups sliced green beans
  • 1 green chili (optional) chopped for heat
  • 2 inch piece of cinnamon
  • 2 pearl onions/ Asian shallots sliced ((can use onion too))
  • 10 seeds fenugreek
  • 1 teaspoon Sri Lankan unroasted curry powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 3/4 cups thin coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup thick coconut cream
  • 2-3 drops lemon/lime juice
  • salt to taste
  1. Add everything together except thick coconut cream and lemon juice.
  2. Mix everything up and cook on medium heat uncovered until beans are tender. Stir in between.
  3. When beans are tender, add thick coconut cream and stir continuously until the raw smell of coconut cream disappears. Fix salt. Turn off the heat.
  4. Now add few drops of lemon juice and mix well.
Keywords: vegan, bonchi curry, curry, vegan curry, green bean, coconut milk, green bean curry, vegetarian, sri lanka, sri lankan, kiri hodi, bonchi kiri hodi