French Beans Sabzi

French beans tempered with mild spices This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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French Beans Sabzi

Main Ingredients French beans, Oil
Cuisine South Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for French Beans Sabzi

  • 1 1/2 cups French beans , finely chopped
  • 1-2 teaspoons Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Mustard seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry leaves
  • a pinch Asafoetida (hing)
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger-green chilli paste
  • 2 teaspoons Fresh coriander leaves , chopped
  • for garnish Fresh coconut , scraped


  1. Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, and once they begin to splutter, add curry leaves, asafoetida and beans and mix well.
  2. Add salt, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add a little water, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add a pinch of baking soda and mix.
  3. Add ginger-green chilli paste and coriander leaves, mix well and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coconut and serve hot with chapattis.