Indian Green Beans with Cumin and Fennel Recipe

Looking for an easy Indian green beans with cumin and fennel recipe? Learn how to make Indian green beans with cumin and fennel using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by cubbicoat

Makes 4 servings



goes well with bean, potato or sweet potato dishes.

Recipe Ingredients for Indian green beans with cumin and fennel

3 tbs. sunflower oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp fennel seed
1 small onion, finely sliced
1 garlic clove, finely sliced
1 tbs ginger, peeled and sliced
1 lb. green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp cumin
1/4 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cayenne
1 tsp salt
2 oz. tomato, chopped
3 tbs fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Indian green beans with cumin and fennel

  1. Put oil in large frying pan on medium-high heat. When its hot, add the cumin and fennel seeds. Stir for 5-10 seconds.

  2. Quickly add onion, ginger and garlic, stir for about a minute until light brown.

  3. Add green beans and cook for about 2 minutes.

  4. Add the coriander, cumin, turmeric, and cayenne and stir a few times.

  5. Add 1/2 cup water and sat and bring to a simmer.

  6. Stir and cover, turning the heat down to low and letting it cook gently for 5 minutes.

  7. Add tomatoes and cilantro. Stir, cover and cook for another 4-5 minutes, until beans are tender.

Categories

Vegetables, Side Dish, Indian, Saute, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 161.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
11.1g
17%
Saturated Fat
1.1g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
593mg
25%
Potassium
355mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
12.4g
4%
Dietary Fiber
4.9g
20%
Sugars
2.8g
Protein
2.8g
Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 7% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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