Friday, February 6, 2009

French/Green Beans Fry

Green beans (American English), French beans or runner beans (British English), also called squeaky beans.Use more green beans in your daily food becoz Green beans are high in fiber and water, they are low in calories with one-half cup serving furnishing only 22 calories. Green beans are naturally low in sodium.


Green beans 1/2 kg
onion 1 (finely chopped)
turmeric powder 1/8 th spoon
red chilli powder or vellli karam 1/2 to 3/4 th spoon
shredded coconut 2 tablespoons
olive oil 3 tablespoons
salt to taste
seasoning (talimpu/tadaka) ingredients
curry leaves and coriander leaves optional
green chillies optional

How to make vellulli karam

1/4 cup red chilli powder 2 garlic pods

In a blender crush the garlic and add above quantity chili powder & run untill everything is belended well. Remove and store in an airtight container.


1. First wash the beans and cut the outer edges and make it finely chopped.

2.Take a pan and put on med- high heat till all moisture in the pan is gone,then add oil ..once the oil gets heated add all sesoning ingredients one by one and stir for 2 min.

3.Then add finely chopped onions and stir it untill onion becomes Transluscent/transparent and then add finely chopped beans to it .

4.Add salt and turmeric and fry it for 5 to 10 min till beans are fried properly.
5.Now add red chilli powder/vellulli karam and shredded coconut to it and fry it for two more min .

6.Serve the green bean fry into a bowl and enjoy with your rice/chapathi.

1 comment:

  1. hey ....the recipe is jsut awesome and the pic is too good. thanks for the recipe. well am looking for french beans different fry also. if you know in marriages we get beans fry with besan i guess. do you know that.