French Beans fry | Phaliyaan Fry

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Recipe prepared by Smt Jhansi Lakshmi
Article written by Lakshmi Aparna

French beans fry is a very easy to prepare. This is good for heath since it contains fiber. Here are the step by step instructions.

Preparation time: 10 Minutes
Cooking time: 15 Minutes
Main ingredient: Beans
Serves: 2-3
Course: Main


French beans: 250 grams


Chopped green chillies: 2 or 3 and curry leaves


Grated dry coconut powder or sesame seeds powder: 1-2 tbsp


Turmeric powder: 1/4 tsp


Red chilly powder: 1/2 tsp


Salt: As required


Oil: 1-2 tsp


For Taalimpu

Dry red chilly, bengal gram: 1/2 tsp, black gram: 1/2 tsp, mustard seeds: 1/2 tsp, cumin seeds: 1/2 tsp, garlic pods: 3-4


Step 1: Chop the beans into small pieces (1/4 - 1/2 inch size)


Step 2: Cook it in a pressure cooker for 3 whistles in high flame by adding 150 ml water
Note: Don't add salt as beans will change it colour


Step 3: Strain the excess water in it


Step 4: Pre-heat 2 tsp oil in a frying pan. When oil is sufficiently hot, temper the spices one by one. Stay in medium flame

Bengal gram, dry red chilly

Black gram
Mustard seeds
Cumin seeds

Mashed garlic pods

Curry leaves

Step 5: Add turmeric powder


Step 6: Add green chillies and cooked beans, stir-fry for a minute

Step 7: Add salt, stir-fry for 2 minutes


Step 8: Add coconut powder, saute for a minute


Step 9: Add red chilly powder, stir-fry for a minute


Turn off the flame when no water or oil is seen on pan when stirring (frying pan should be clear) as shown below


Healthy beans fry is ready to serve :)


It is a good combination with steamed rice, pulka, roti, chapati.

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