Aloo Beans or Aloo Phali Ki Sabzi is a mildly spicy curry made of French Beans cooked with Potatoes.
It is a simple recipe that doesn't require too much time to prepare. This simple stir fried recipe is healthy and goes very well in the main course along with dal and chapattis or other Indian breads.
Aloo Beans is also a filling and delicious side dish to accompany rice-dal or rice-sambar combination. Apart from these combinations, as Aloo beans is a dry vegetable, many times in absence of dal or sambar it can nicely go along with a cooling and comforting accompaniment like Raita.
This dry mix vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be made when you are short of time. This recipe does not require onions or garlic, so it takes very little time to prepare.
Beans are a rich source of protein, complex carbohydrates, folate, and iron. Beans also have significant amounts of fibre and soluble fibre which can help lower blood cholesterol.
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Nutrition (per serving)
Ingredients For Aloo Beans Recipe
- 3 Large Potatoes
- 250gm French Beans
- 1 Teaspoon Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
- 1/8 Teaspoon Asafoetida (Heeng)
- 1/3 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 Teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Coriander Powder
- 1/2 Teaspoons Garam Masala
- 1/2 Teaspoon Salt, or to taste
- 1 Tablespoon Oil
Step By Step Instructions for Aloo Beans Recipe
Heat some oil in a pan or kadai. Add some Cumin Seeds (Jeera) to it. Fry till they start to splutter. Also add a pinch of Asafoetida.
Add diced potatoes to the pan. Fry them for 2-3 minutes till they start to brown very slightly.
Now add chopped Green Beans to the pan.
Now add Turmeric Powder (Haldi), Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder and Salt.
Cover the pan with a lid and cook for 10 minutes till the potatoes and beans are cooked. Then sprinkle Garam Masala Powder on top.
Mix everything well and cook for 2 minutes.
Aloo Beans is ready. Serve it hot with any Indian Bread like Roti or on the side of Dal Rice.