Beans Cooked in Surati Style

Beans Cooked in Surati Style

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Servings: 2
Calories: 98


  • 9 oz French beans finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Vegetable oil
  • 8 floz Water
  • a pinch Asafoetida hing
  • 1/4 tsp Carom ajwain seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar or 1 1/2 tsp 15 g Jaggery (gur)
  • 2 Green chillies slit lengthwise
  • 1/2 tbsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped


  • Add 1 tsp oil in the water. Keep aside.
  • Heat the remaining oil in a pan; add asafoetida and saute for a few seconds. Add the French beans, the water-oil mixture and the carom seeds. Cook uncovered, on medium heat, for about 5 minutes or till the beans are tender.
  • Add sugar or jaggery, green chillies, and green coriander. Mix and serve hot.
  • Note: Always ensure that the beans are fresh and tender otherwise you will not enjoy this dish. Vegetables taste best when served immediately.
Calories: 98 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 5g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Sodium: 164 mg
Potassium: 270 mg
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 7 g
Vitamin A: 887 IU
Vitamin C: 21 mg
Calcium: 51 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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