Chilli Bean Salad with Caramelized Walnuts

Blanched green beans and crunchy walnuts tossed in a delicious mix of honey, chilli, sesame seeds and pickled jalapenos. Festive in every way – this chilli bean and caramelized walnuts salad spikes up anything that it is served with! This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Chilli Bean Salad with Caramelized Walnuts
Main Ingredients String Beans, French Beans
Cuisine Fusion
Course Salads
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Chilli Bean Salad with Caramelized Walnuts

  • 150 grams String Beans blanched
  • 150 grams French Beans blanched
  • Toasted white sesame seeds for sprinkling
  • Toasted black sesame seeds for sprinkling
  • For caramelized walnuts
  • 150 grams Walnut kernels
  • 75 grams Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Honey
  • for deep-frying Oil
  • For dressing
  • 6-8 Pickled jalapeno
  • 2 tablespoons Red chilli sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Schezwan chutney


  1. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai.
  2. Heat 1 cup water in a non-stick pan, add walnut kernels and bring it to boil.
  3. Cut both the beans into long strips.
  4. Strain the water from walnut kernels.
  5. Heat ¼ cup water in the same non-stick pan, add sugar and honey and mix well. Add blanched walnut kernels and bring it to boil. Strain the nuts.
  6. To make dressing roughly chop pickled jalapenos. Mix red chilli sauce, schezwan chutney and jalapenos in bowl.
  7. Deep fry the walnut kernels in hot oil till crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  8. Mix both the beans in a large bowl, add the dressing and mix well.
  9. Arrange the beans on a serving platter, sprinkle white and black sesame seeds, top with caramelized walnuts and serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1862
Carbohydrates 38.4
Protein 140.4
Fat 108.6
Other Fiber 28.1