Saturday, 24 June 2017

How to make Aloo french beans | Punjabi Beans Aloo

Recipe of Aloo french beans | Punjabi Beans Aloo 

Punjabi Aloo beans/french beans aloo vegetable is delicious classic traditional Indian stir fry dish in which french beans and potatoes are cooked with Indian spices and served with Indian flat-bread. It is a popular dry vegetable made in punjabi style. It has a beautiful garlicky flavor with the aroma of Indian spices. Dry mix vegetable is a quick and easy recipe which can be made in jiffy.

french beans, aloo beans, masala beans

You can check out more recipes of dry vegetables

You will love this authentic Aloo french beans sabji which is a perfect accompaniment with the roti. It is a quick one pot meal which you can pack for tiffin with Indian flat-bread or steamed rice. Aloo french beans is a comfort food which can be prepared quickly and goes wonderfully with roti, parantha and naan.

french beans, aloo beans, masala beans

If you are looking for punjabi recipe, you can check out Punjabi Baingan Bharta, Punjabi dum aloo, Punjabi Aloo wadi, Punjabi aloo gobhi, Black chickpeas curry, Makki ki roti sarson ka saag, Punjabi Kadi pakoda and many more.

Lets start with the recipe :

Preparation Time   Cooking time Total Time Yield
10 minutes20 minutes30 minServes 2 

Recipe Type : lunch
Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for Aloo Beans :
  • 1 bowl chopped french beans/250 grams french beans
  • 2 chopped potatoes (aloo)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • pinch of asafoetida/hing
  • 4 curry leaves / Kadi patta
  • 1 small piece of chopped ginger/adrak
  • 6 chopped cloves of garlic
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 1 red dry chilly
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • pinch of red chilly powder
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil
Preparation :
  • Chop french beans and potato, wash it thoroughly in water
  • In a deep non-stick pan or thick kadhai, heat 1 tablespoon of oil
  • Add cumin seeds and asafoetida in it
  • When it splutter, add curry leaves, ginger, garlic, dry red chilly and green chilly in that
  • Add chopped onion and potatoes and mix it
  • Add turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, pepper, chilly powder and salt in it
  • Cover it with a lid and let it cook on low flame for a minute 
  • Add chopped french beans in it and cover it with a lid, cook it on low flame
  • Check it occasionally and stir, cook it for 15 minutes or more (as required) till it is cooked
  • Add 1/2 teaspoon more oil in it and cover it with a lid for few seconds 
  • When potatoes and beans are cooked, it is ready to serve
  • Serve hot with Indian flatbread and raita


  1. A filling and delicious side dish!

  2. I'm always on the lookout for such recipes. Its a delicious home made treat for a delicious home meal. Lovely.


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