Saturday, September 25, 2010

Green beans fry

Health benefits of Green beans:

The presence of vitamin K in green beans is good for maintaining the health of bones. Consumption of green beans helps the body in reducing the amount of free radicals and thus, prevents cholesterol from becoming oxidized and cause blocked arteries. Being rich in potassium, folate, magnesium and riboflavin, green beans are good for the cardiovascular health of an individual.The high amount of fiber present in green beans helps in lowering High blood pressure. Vitamin C and beta-carotene in green beans lowers the risk of developing colon cancer. Being rich in iron, green beans serve as a very good source of energy. Regular consumption of green beans has been associated with strengthening of the immune system.


Green beans- 1lb - washed and stem cleared and cut in 1 inch size

Red chillies - 4 ( adjust according to taste)

Dhaniya whole - 1 tbsp

Cumin - 1 tsp

urid dal - 1 tsp

fenugreek - 1/4 tsp




Dry roast Red chillies, dhaniya, cumin, urid dal, fenugreek and make a powder and keep it ready. In a pan pour oil and fry the beans, add salt. Cook till it is soft , and add the dry roasted and grounded spice mix. Mix it and continue frying for another 5 mins, until the beans is tossed up in spice and well coated.

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