Indian Spicy Green Beans

Indian Spicy green beans recipe.
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 20m

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When I says spicy green beans for this recipe, I don’t necessarily mean hot.

This green bean recipe brings the exotic flavors of India to common, every day green beans and carrots. Indian vegetables are often not hot, just really savory with wonderful spices.

Spicy Green Beans

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  • 1 pound green beans
  • 2-4 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 cup carrots, thinly sliced or julienned
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt or less, to your taste
  • 1 - 2 tablespoons lemon juice, to your taste


Step 1

Cut the beans into 1 inch diagonal slices. Heat the oil in a large skillet or wok. Sauté the mustard seeds until they begin to "pop". Add the vegetables, cook, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Mix in the seasonings, reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice and serve.

Serves 4 to 6.

I love green bean recipes. I so seldom do anything to green beans but eat them, so it’s nice to find another way of serving them.

Indian vegetable recipes are usually wonderfully healthy and this one certainly is. It just has a few simple spices added to it, but they really amp up the flavor.

If you like things spicy you certainly can add your favorite hot sauce.

This is a great recipe in general, but it is particularly good for those who need special diets. It is gluten free for those who need gluten free recipes, great for those who need diabetic recipes and low carb recipes. Plus the rest of us will just really like it.

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