Fresh french beans are finely chopped and cooked in oil along with other spices. They are then finished with dalia powder. Serve french beans with dalia powder over plain steamed rice or with roti.
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Makes: around 2 Cups of French Beans with Dalia Powder.
French Beans (Chopped) 2 Cups
Dalia Powder 2 Tbsps
Salt to Taste
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chiles 3 – 4
Asafoetida a Big Pinch
Curry Leaves 5
Oil 2 tsps
Method of preparation:
Wash french beans, remove little bit of both ends and finely chop them.
Heat oil in a pan, add all talimpu ingredients in order.
When mustard seeds start spluttering, add chopped french beans and few pinches of salt.
Cook covered on low flame till beans change color.
Uncover and fry the beans till they are cooked well.
Stir in dalia powder and remove from heat.
Serve french beans with dalia powder over plain steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure french beans are cooked well before adding dalia powder.
Suggestions: If french beans are not cooked properly, put it back on heat. Add a splash of water if necessary and cook covered on low flame till done.
Variations: You can check other fresh beans recipes here.
Other Names: French Beans with Dalia Powder.