Tuesday, 27 August 2013

Punjabi Aloo Beans (Potato & Green Beans Stir Fry )

Green beans or French beans are low in calories and rich source of dietry fibers , Vitamin B , and Vitamin A. In addition , green beans also contains minerals like Iron , Calcium , Magnesium etc. 
I love to add beans in most of my dishes and from all of them, this Potato Beans dry curry is my all time favorite . Everyone in the family liked it with hot Chapati and some plain yoghurt. Today I am sharing recipe of this simple yet delicious stir fry. So let's start the recipe .yum

Beans with potato
Beans with potato

250 gm French /Green beans , chopped
3 potatoes , cubed or cut lengthwise
2 tomatoes , chopped
4-5 garlic cloves , chopped
2 teaspoon ginger, grated
4 green chillies , chopped
1 pinch asefetida
1 teaspoon cumin seeds


1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chili powder
Salt o taste

Vegetable oil for frying
Heat oil in a wok , fry the potato cubes till golden from both sides. Drain on paper towel and set aside.

Remove all the oil from wok remaining around 3 tablespoon , add asefetida and cumin seeds. Sauté for a minute. Add ginger and garlic , stir for 2 minutes.

Aromatics added
Aromatics added
Add all spices and salt followed by chopped tomatoes and chillies . Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Spices added
Spices added
Add chopped beans , stir and cook for 7-10 minutes on low heat with frequent stirring. Do not add any water.

Beans added
Beans added
Add fried potatoes , mix well. Cook for 2 minutes more.

Potatoes added
Potatoes added
Remove from heat and serve hot with Chapati.

Serve with chapati
Serve with chapati
Serve-4.  Cooking time -25 minutes
Note: You may avoid frying the potatoes, instead just add them with beans and cook till tender.

Sending this entry to

Gujaratizaika"s 1st Anniversary Celebration

Preeti"s   Foodabulous Fest Event  hosted by Nivedhanams.


Cook Yellow Event announced at Merry Tummy.

Srivalli's Side dish mela

Best regards,
Sapana Behl


Divya Shivaraman said...

perfectly made north style sabji

Navaneetham Krishnan said...

Yum and delicious all the way. I mean who can say no to such a mix, especially when potatoes are concern with the spices added together.

Sayantani said...

often make beans with potato but never tried this version. will try this yummy recipe of yours a try.

Harini M said...

Looks cool n perfect with rotis

Shobha said...

Simple and homely sabzi..

sangeetha pn said...

Delicious sabji.. Good recipe!..

Swathi Iyer said...

Very Delicious sabji goes well with roti.

Ruxana Gafoor said...

healthy and yummy

Sanoli Ghosh said...

Delicious bhaji and loved step by step presentation.

Priya Anandakumar said...

lovely and healthy sabji...

tinku shaji said...


Haddock said...

Green beans and potato.... what a lovely combination. Now that has made me hungry.

Maha Gadde said...

Very healthy n goes well vth rotisserie..nice,..

Amila Wickramarachchi said...

so inviting dish,looks yummy!

Nivedhanams Sowmya said...

So delicious and inviting!!! Thanks for linking it to my event!! Looking for more yummy recipes!!

Anita Duggal said...

Your blog is very informative and gracefully
your guideline is very good.Thank you
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