Spicy Indian (Gujarati) Green Beans recipe

All Recipes Side Dish Vegetables Green Beans


1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon black mustard seed
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 dried red chile pepper, crushed
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon white sugar
ground black pepper to taste

Nutrition Info

171.4 calories
carbohydrate: 10.7 g
cholesterol: : -
fat: 14.4 g
fiber: 4.7 g
protein: 2.9 g
saturatedFat: 2.2 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 589.2 mg
sugar: 2.3 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place the green beans in the pot, and cook briefly, removing after 3 to 4 minutes. Drain, and rinse with cold water.

  2. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the mustard seed and garlic, and cook until golden brown. Mix in the chile pepper. Place the green beans in the skillet, and season with salt and sugar. Cook and stir 8 minutes, or until tender. Season with pepper to serve.

Recipe Yield

4 servings

Recipe Note

Indian green bean side dish.

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