Broad Beans Stir Fry

Here is a simple Potato and Indian style Broad beans curry that I had prepared for lunch . Broad beans are popular protein packed ,fiber rich green beans that are widely available in India.

 And this is the season to get fresh green broad beans along with ther vegetables. I like to use broad beans in mix vegetable curry , in pulavs and rice preparations and sometimes in this easy stir fry. So let’s start the recipe . Yum

250 gm Broad Beans , chopped
3 medium sized potatoes , cut in cubes
2 tomatoes , chopped
3-4 green chillies , chopped
2 teaspoon ginger , grated
4-5 garlic cloves , chopped
A pinch asefetida
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
1 /2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon red chilly powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
Salt to taste
4 tablespoon oil

Heat oil in a wok , add asefetida and cumin seeds . Add garlic and ginger and sauté for 2 minutes.
Now add potato cubes , stir and cover the lid .Let the potatoes cook on sim for 7-8 minutes.
When the potatoes are tender , add all spices and salt. Mix well .
Add tomatoes and green chillies from the side of wok and cover the tomatoes with potatoes. Add broad beans from top and cover the lid of wok . Let it cook for 5-7 minutes on low heat.
Open the lid ,stir from sides of wok and cook on medium flame for 2-3 minutes more.

Remove from heat and serve hot with Chapatis.


Serve-4. Cooking time -25 minutes

Best regards,

Sapana Behl

7 comments on “Broad Beans Stir Fry”

  1. nice combo,Sapana ! Happy New Year in advance

  2. delicious combination looks wonderful

  3. That is an nourishing, quick stir-fry. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. techie ZM says:

    Very healthy and tasty!! great clicks..

  5. Haddock says:

    Always loved Broad Beans (I suppose these are Pavti)
    Must try them out.

  6. Delicious looking stir fry… I love such stirfry's with some chapathi , dal and some pickle…ahhh I want some right now 🙁

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