Green beans sabzi
Green beans are very low in calories, They contain excellent levels of vitamin A , good amounts of vitamin-B6 and vitamin...
Green beans are very low in calories, They contain excellent levels of vitamin A , good amounts of vitamin-B6 and vitamin-C. In addition, beans contain healthy amounts of minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, manganese, and potassium which are very essential for body metabolism.In Maharashtra green beans are also called as shravani ghevada. This is very easy, healthy and simply delicious recipe.
Serving for 2
1 cup green beans - cut into medium pieces
1 medium onion - finely chopped
1 small tomato - finely chopped
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
pinch of hing/ asafoetida
3 cloves of garlic - finely chopped
3 tsp of dry grated coconut
1 tsp chili powder
half tsp of garam masala
half tsp of coriander powder
salt to taste
3 tsp oil
- Heat up 1 tsp of oil in frying pan. Add green beans and roast it till it get slightly brown color.
- Take beans aside and heat up 2 tsp of oil into same pan. Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them pop up. Add onions and saute it till it becomes translucent. Add chopped ginger and saute it for a minute. Then add turmeric powder and pinch of asafoetida.
- Add chopped tomato and saute it for 2 mins. Then add coriander powder, chili powder and salt to taste. Add roasted green beans when oil started to loose out from spices. Mix beans well with spices and cover the pan with lid. Let beans cook for 5 min.
- Open the cover. Add dry grated coconut and garam masala. Reduce the heat to low and cook for 2-3 mins. Switch off the heat and garnish sabzi with cilantro.
- Roasting of green beans gives nice texture to sabzi and it doesn't take longer time to cook. There is no need to add water into sabzi. Adding water makes sabzi mushy.