-Take the stems off of 1 pound of green beans.
-Steam the beans for 5 minutes until just tender.
-Drain and set aside.
-In a large skillet warm 6 TBS toasted sesame oil and then add 2 TBS sesame seeds and sizzle the seeds until golden.
-Then add the following:
1/2 tsp turmeric
1 TBS sugar
A 1/2 inch piece of grated fresh ginger
-Cook stirring for 1 minute.
-Then add 1 TBS rice or cider vinegar and the steamed beans and mix until lightly coated.
-Arrange the beans on a big platter and chill for 1 hour.
-Serve cold or at room temperature.