How to make French Beans with Moong Dal - French beans and moong dal cooked together with some spices.

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Main Ingredients : French beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स), Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) (मूंगदाल धुली)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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 with Moong Dal checkout Kadai Vegetables, Honey Glazed Beans, Aloo Beans, French Bean Foogath . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Aloo Gobhi, Cubed Roast Potatoes, Saucy Paneer, Pindi Chole.

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French Beans with Moong Dal

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for French Beans with Moong Dal Recipe

  • French beans stringed and chopped 250 grams

  • Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal) soaked 100 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies finely chopped 4-5

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Garlic cloves grated 4-5

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida and green chillies and saute for 1 minute.

Step 2

Drain and add moong dal and French beans and mix well. Add turmeric powder and salt and mix well. Reduce heat, cover and cook till both the dal and French beans are almost done.

Step 3

Add garlic, coriander powder and cumin powder and mix well. Sprinkle a little water and mix well. Cover and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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