Pan-Fried Masala Green Beans

Pan-Fried Masala Green Beans
Contributor
shutterstock.com
Pan-Fried Masala Green Beans

Pan-fried masala green beans are eaten on India's East coast. Although fresh beans are used in Indian households, this recipe utilizes frozen whole green beans for a quick side dish that'll go great with curried chicken or fish.  

6
Servings
103
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  Tablespoons  canola oil
  • 1  Teaspoon  whole cumin seeds
  • 1/4  Cup  thinly sliced onions
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground turmeric
  • 1  Teaspoon  salt
  • 16  Ounces  frozen whole green beans, thawed
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  ground coriander
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  ground cumin
  • 1/4  Teaspoon  chili powder

Directions

Heat oil in medium skillet over high heat.

Add cumin seeds and fry. Once cumin seeds pop and sizzle, reduce heat to medium. Add onions to skillet and cook for 3 minutes.

Add green beans, turmeric, and salt and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Add ground coriander, ground cumin, and chili powder to beans and stir to mix. Cover and cook for 7 to 9 minutes.

Remove from heat and transfer to serving dish. 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
8g
11%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
6g
5%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
440µg
63%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
18µg
20%
Calcium, Ca
33mg
3%
Choline, total
20mg
5%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Fluoride, F
28µg
1%
Folate, total
15µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
16mg
5%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
41mg
6%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
35mg
2%
Water
73g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Green Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Green Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.