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Thursday, July 30, 2009

Shimi ko Achar / String Bean Pickle / Shimi Ka Achar - Sikkim Cuisine

This is a recipe from SIKKIM.This is one of the favourite of the people of Sikkim. It is yummy to have it with Sel roti !!!!!!!
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Shimi Ko Achar


String beans cut into thin slanting slices -1 cup

Sesame seeds roasted & powdered-1tsp

Salt to taste


Green chillies sliced - 2

Lime juice-1tbsp


Boil beans in salt water for 5 minutes,strain it & put it in a bowl.

Heat oil in a pan fry green chillies for a minute & pour it on top of the beans.

Add lime juice,salt & sesame seed powder,mix it well & serve it with Sel roti(crispy rice doughnuts).

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  1. A dish from sikkim is really interesting Shailaja...Thanks for sharing..In fact i dont have much idea about how north east india cooks...
    Finally they line is through today..thank God..
    Thank you so much for remembering me for the award..Enjoy yours too..hope thats a great inspiration dear..keep rockin..!

  2. This is something new to me.. Thanx for sharing recipe from Sikkim..

  3. Its seems very easy to prepare..Love the recepie..its unique too

  4. Wow another unique dish! New to me! Looks great!


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