Aloo green beans subzi

Aloo green beans bhaja

A quick, simple and yummy dish that pairs well with rice and chapathis.

Ingredients (Serves 3 – 4)

1. Aloo / potato – 1 medium-large, cut into thin pieces

    Green beans – 20 – 25, cut into 3/4 inch pieces

2. Oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

3. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

    Kashmiri chilly powder – 1 tsp

    Cumin powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)

5. Salt – To taste


In a wide non-stick pan, heat 1 tbsp oil. Splutter mustard seeds and cumin seeds. Add potato and green beans. Mix well. Next add turmeric powder, chilly powder and salt. Mix well. Bring down the heat to low. Sprinkle 1 – 2 tbsp water and cook covered until the veggies are almost done stirring once or twice in between, around 10 – 12 minutes or as required. Open the lid and add cumin powder. Mix well and cook for 3 – 4 minutes at medium-high heat until the vegetables are slightly roasted. Switch off. Serve with rice / rotis.

Aloo green beans bhaja

Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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