How to make French Beans Sabzi - Ideal for your roz ka khana – it is easy to make and delicious too.

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Main Ingredients : French beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

French Beans Sabzi Recipe Card

French Beans Sabzi

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to French Beans Sabzi checkout Kadai Vegetables, Honey Glazed Beans, Aloo Beans, French Bean Foogath . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Labra, Mor Kozhambu, Gajar Dal Mel, Low Oil Baghare Baingan.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for French Beans Sabzi Recipe

  • French beans stringed and chopped 10-12

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/2 teaspoon

  • Green chillies roughly chopped 2

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Turmeric powder chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Fresh coconut scraped 3 tablespo for garnishing


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds, asafetida and green chillies and sauté for half a minute. Add onion and turmeric powder and sauté for two minutes.

Step 2

Add French beans and sauté. Reduce heat, cover and cook for two to three minutes.

Step 3

Open lid, add salt and sugar and mix well. Cover again and cook till the French beans are tender.

Step 4

Add coconut and mix well and switch of heat.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving dish, garnish with coconut and serve hot as a side dish.