Masala Beans with Fenugreek

Aren’t you all sick of same style of green beans and potatoes?   Would you all want to try same old Green beans in a new style and taste?  I had come across this recipe in one of the cook books a long time back, when I say long time, it is definitely good over 9 years which is before I got married.  It became my favorite the first time I tried it.  Its been while I made this so kind of vaguely recalled the recipe, but still gave it a try..It was absolutely delicious…



  • 1 lb green beans,  cut it in an angle
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 3/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tbsp kasoori methi
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon/lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil.
  • 4 cups of water


Wash and cut the beans in an angle and set aside.  Chop onion, coriander seeds, cumin seeds and turmeric in a chopper.  In a kadhai, heat the oil.  Add the onion mixture and sautee until a little brown.

DSC_2708-1DSC_2712-1In the meantime,  boil the water in a pan, blanche the beans in that water for about 2-3 minutes.  DSC_2711-1



Drain it and add the beans to the onion mixture.  Also add salt, red chili powder and garam masala to it too.


Mix it well and  cook it covered for 3-5 minutes.  Add kasoori methi and sautee for another 2 minutes.  After sautéing it , squeeze the lemon juice and mix.  Your masala beans are ready to eat.


Serve hot with chapati, or paratha with your favorite pickle or raita.


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Happy Cooking!!!





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