How to make Beans Foogath -

French beans with scraped coconut and curry leaves.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : French beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स), Onions (प्याज़ )

Cuisine : Karnataka

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Beans Foogath

Beans Foogath Recipe Card


Karnataka cuisine comprises of many vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes that are full of flavour and taste. It is one of the oldest surviving cuisines and its origins can be traced back to the Iron Age. 
The varieties in Karnataka cuisine have influenced the neighbouring states like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Maharashtra. The cuisine also reflects influences from these four neighbouring states on its food habits. 
Being a coastal state, coconut is grown in abundance. Needless to say coconut in its various forms like oil, milk, fresh and dried coconut is put to excellent use in its cuisine.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Beans Foogath Recipe

  • French beans finely chopped 400 grams

  • Onions 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 8-10

  • Onion chopped 1 large

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Salt to taste

  • Coconut scraped 1/2 cup

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. When mustard seeds begin to splutter add onion and green chillies. Stir on high heat for a minute. Do not brown the onion.

Step 2

Add French beans and salt. Cook, covered, on low heat for five to seven minutes or till beans are cooked but are still a little crunchy. Add coconut and lemon juice. Mix well and serve hot.

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