Green Beans Fry is an easy recipe that you can make when looking for
something to make quickly. This curry goes well with rice and roti. The
recipe uses onions, but this curry tastes equally good without the
Servings: 3 Cooking Time: 20
4 cups green beans (French), finely cut
1 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped
Cumin seeds (jeera), a few
Mustard seeds (rai), a few
4-5 curry leaves (optional)
1 red chilli, broken into 2 pieces
1 1/2 tsp red
chilli powder (adjust to taste)
Turmeric powder, a pinch
powder (hing), a pinch
5-6 tsp vegetable oil
Salt to Taste
Put the beans in a microwavable bowl, sprinkle some
salt and water, mix, and microwave for about 5 minutes or until tender.
Or boil the beans separately with enough water. Drain any excess water
from the cooked beans.
Heat oil in a shallow nonstick
skillet or wok.
asafoetida, cumin, and mustard seeds, and fry until the seeds start to
Add the chilli pieces and fry for a second. Add the
curry leaves, turmeric powder, and onions. Sprinkle some salt and stir.
Cover and cook on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes until the onions are
cooked and browned.
Remove the lid and add the beans. Stir-fry on
medium-high heat for 2 minutes.
Add the red chilli powder and some salt if needed.
Saute until the pieces are browned.
Serve the green beans fry hot with hot rice and ghee