Pan-Fried Masala Green Beans

Pan-Fried Masala Green Beans
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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
70
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. 

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
8%
Sugar
3g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Protein
2g
3%
Carbs
6g
2%
Vitamin A
28µg
3%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.8%
Vitamin C
10mg
16%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
14µg
18%
Calcium
35mg
3%
Fiber
2g
9%
Folate (food)
26µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
26µg
6%
Iron
1mg
7%
Magnesium
22mg
5%
Monounsaturated
3g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
3%
Phosphorus
34mg
5%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
183mg
5%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Zinc
0.2mg
1.5%