Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Aloo Beans (Potato with French Beans)


Green Beans ( American English)or French Beans (British English) also called squeaky beans are the unripe fruits of any kind of beans. It is a simple and quick recipe in which potatoes are cooked with green beans.

Ingredients:
  • 2 big potato cut into 1” cubes
  • 1 pound frozen cut French Beans
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt
  • Pinch of asafetida
  • 3-4 tbsp cooking oil

Method:
  • Heat oil in a skillet. Add asafetida and red chili flakes.
  • Stir in potato cubes. Fry till light pink.
  • Add beans to this. Stir. Add red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt.
  • Cook covered till potato and beans are tender.Add little water if required.
  • Serve hot with hot roti ( Indian Flat Bread).

Do You Know?
People of all age and gender should make it a point to include green beans in their diet as it is a storehouse of nutrients which are required to lead a healthy and a happy life. They are a rich source of vitamin K, C, A, calcium, potassium, manganese and iron amongst others.



3 comments:

Abby said...

Hi - Thank you so much for sharing the recipes with us. I'm not the best cook in the world and my son hates vagetables. I'm going to try this ASAP.

Thanks again! Abby M.

Everyday Indian said...

Thank you Abby for visiting my blog and taking interest. I am sure your sons will start liking vegetables soon.

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