Green beans are eaten around the world, and are often steamed, boiled, stir-fried, or baked in casseroles. I have given it some desi touch and have made a yummylicious side dish which goes best with plain dal and rice or just a chapati.


Green beans (French beans) – 200 gm
Oil-  2 Tbsp
Sesame seeds – 1Tbsp
Cumin seeds – 1 tsp1
Garlic –  4 cloves
Desiccated Coconut – 1tsp
onion – 1 small chopped
Chilly powder – 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds –  ¼ tsp
Curry leaves – 5-6
Turmeric -A pinch
Water – 1/4 cup


Preparation Method :

  1. Dry roast the sesame seeds, cumin seeds, and coconut in a slow flame till golden brown. Switch off the flame.
  2. Add garlic, salt, red chilli powder. Mix it well and put into the blender make a coarse powder.
  3. Heat oil in a pan, add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds starts spluttering, add curry leaves and chopped onion. Saute till onion gets light brown.
  4. Add chopped beans, add turmeric, salt to taste and water. Mix well, put the lid on and cook till the beans are tender.
  5. Add the freshly prepared masala powder and mix well. Let it cook for a minute.
  6. Serve hot with Dal & chapatti or only with Paratha.