09 January 2015

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Farasbi batata bhaji recipe - French beans potato sabzi

bhaji in a plate
Farasbi batata bhaji recipe - A simple bhaji with french beans and potato is  a side dish which perfectly goes well  with rice and curry, rotis and chapathis. Needless to say that it is healthy, low fat and full of nutrition. Hence including it in the diet is very beneficial for health.  I use beans frequently in dals, curries, sabzis and stir fries. This is an easiest and simplest bhaji with lesser ingredients that you can make quickly without much of an effort. 

I love to try side dish with french beans in combination with sprouted green grams, masoor dal, chickpea and green peas. Tender french beans in combination with potato makes an awesome side dish. French beans are available throughout the year. Whenever I visit vegetable market I never forget to buy it. When I feel like to cook quick and easy dish I stick to the easy stir fry and chapathi. A spoonful of pickle, papad and curd rice along with it make a complete meal.

Farasbi Batata Bhaji Recipe
serve farasbi batata bhaji hot
Prep time : 10 mins
Cook time : 15 mins
Total time : 25 mins
Recipe type : Side Dish
Cuisine : Maharashtrian
Yield : Serves 2
Author : Vidya Chandrahas

Ingredients 
  • 300 grams french beans / farasbi
  • 1 small potato, peeled, cubed
  • 4 - 5 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 green chilli, chopped
  • 8 - 10 broken red chillies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1/2 cup grated coconut
  • Salt to taste
Method
  1. Wash the french beans thoroughly and pat dry.
  2. Pinch out or cut off the tips. 
  3. Cut the beans into small pieces and set aside. 
  4. Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it. When they start spluttering, add the green chillies, saute for a while, add the broken red chillies and curry leaves, Give a good stir till aromatic.
  5. Wash and peel the potato and cut it into small pieces. Add the potato pieces and fry for 2 minutes.
  6. Add the beans and saute for 2 minutes. 
  7. Cook covered for 8 - 10 minutes, stirring  in between to prevent it from burning. Sprinkle water if required. 
  8. Once the potato and beans cook to soft and become tender, add the salt and mix well. add the cooconut and mix well. Remove from the flame
  9. Serve farasbi batata bhaji hot. 
Farasbi batata bhaji - step by step pictures

1.  Wash the french beans thoroughly and pat dry.
farasbi to make Farasbi batata bhaji
2.  Pinch out or cut off the tips. 
pinch out the tips to make Farasbi batata bhaji
3.  Cut the beans into small pieces and set aside. 
cut beans into pieces to make Farasbi batata bhaji
4.  Heat the oil in a pan and add mustard seeds to it. When they start spluttering, add the green chillies, saute for a while, add the broken red chillies and curry leaves, Give a good stir till aromatic.
heat oil and temper it
5.  Wash and peel the potato and cut it into small pieces. Add the potato pieces and fry for 2 minutes.
potato added to make Farasbi batata bhaji
6.  Add the beans and saute for 2 minutes. 
beans added to make Farasbi batata bhaji
7.  Cook covered for 8 - 10 minutes, stirring  in between to prevent it from burning. Sprinkle water if required. 
cook covered to make Farasbi batata bhaji
8.  Once the potato and beans cook to soft and become tender, add the salt and mix well. add the cooconut and mix well. Remove from the flame
coocnut added to make Farasbi batata bhaji
9.  Serve farasbi batata bhaji hot. 
serve farasbi batata bhaji hot

6 comments:

  1. Yummy Beans ! I have not tried this, will try for sure

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  2. Easy and tasty Batata Bhaji...

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  3. Delicious and healthy bhaji, always delightful.

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