Monday, July 3, 2017

Green Beans Potato Sabzi

This is another simple sabzi to make, similar to the tiranga sabzi described in a previous post.

Ingredients (Serves 4):
  • 2 cups of cut green beans ( about 1/2 to 3/4 " length) 
  • 1 red potato cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/8 tsp asafoetida ( hing )
  • 1/2 tsp subrus masala ( spice mix - see prior post for details )
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 5 stems of cilantro leaves and stems cut separately ( optional )

Chopped ingredients

  1. In a non-stick pan, put oil and start heating. 
  2. Put 1-2 cumin grains to check oil temperature.
  3. When oil is hot add cumin seeds, then asafoetidasubrus masala, and potato. 
  4. Stir well to cover potato pieces. 
  5. Add beans, salt and  mix well. Add 2 tbsp water, and cover while on stove to steam.
  6. After 10 minutes reduce heat, add cilantro stems. 
  7. Add 1 tbsp water if needed, cover, continue heating for 5 minutes
  8. Check if potato and beans are cooked by mushing with spoon a piece of potato and bean. Cover and heat for 5 more min if needed. Garnish with Cilantro leaves. 
Below are the three stages of cooking:

After adding potatoes

After cooking 10 minutes

The finished sabzi

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