Coarsely crushed dried red chili
Method of Preparation:
Clean the beans and cut them into 1"long pieces. Blanch (or use frozen beans), drain, cool, set aside.
Heat oil in a large frying pan. Season the mustard seeds. When they begin to pop, add garlic and stir till light brown. Add crushed red chilly and stir for a few seconds.
Add green beans, sugar and salt. Mix well. Simmer the flame, stir and cook for about 8-10 minutes or till they taste spicy. Sprinkle pepper powder, mix well and serve.