Pea and French bean curry

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Pea and French Bean Curry
Pea and French Bean Curry
  • Serves: 4

  • Cooking time:

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


  1. Place the spice paste ingredients in a food blender, whiz to a paste.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 317(kcal)
  • Fat 27.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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