Green Beans Curry | Indian Green Beans And Potato Curry

Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 2
Green beans curry is dry Green Beans and Potato Curry with delicious Indian basic spices. You can have it this dry beans curry with some roti or paratha for lunch or dinner.
  • 200 gm green beans cut into 1 inch size
  • 2 large potatoes cut into thin wedges
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tap chili powder
  • ½ tbsp coriander powder
  • pinch of garam masala
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as required
  1. Take around 200 gm green beans and cut into 1 inch sized pieces. Cut potatoes in wedges shape but very thin.
  2. For cooking, heat oil into nonstick pan, add oil. Once oil is heated, add cumin seeds and let it crackle. Then add garlic and ginger paste.
  3. Let it cook for just 30 seconds. Add green beans and potato. At this stage add salt and turmeric powder and salt as per your taste.
  4. Now add 1 cup water and cover with lid. Simmer for 5 minutes on medium heat. and check if required more water then add half cup more water to cook beans and potatoes.
  5. Make sure potatoes and beans are cooked perfectly. Press them by hand, it they looks mushy then it cooked perfectly. Water must be absorbed by vegetables by end of cooking. It must look dry.
  6. Once vegetables are cooked, add red chili powder, coriander powder, little garam masala. Add 2-3 tbsp water and mix it well. again cover with lid and cook for just 1 minute
  7. You can add lemon juice at last. Switch of the flame and serve with roti or paratha.
1) You can serve it with curd or buttermilk as side
2) It is best for lunchbox for kids
3) It is perfect dry curry with Chapati or paratha as lunch.
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