Indian Style Green Beans Recipe Video

Green beans, french beans or shravani ghevda cooked in fresh flavorful spices and coated with nice coconut powder. I love to cook this just very often as its very simple and easy to cook. Makes a good sabzi to carry for tiffins!


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group,


 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm)
 Green chilies2
 Black peppercorns10
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Mustard seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Cumin seeds1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Hing1 Pinch
 Onion1 , finely chopped
 Curry leaves8
 French beans3 Cup (48 tbs)
 Red chilli powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garam masala1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Coconut2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 145 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 39.2 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 4.4 g

Protein 4 g8.4%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 27.6%

Calcium 3.5% Iron 5.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Wash, pat dry and cut beans in small pieces.
Crush garlic, green chillies, black peppercorns together in blender.
Heat oil, add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, hing, curry leaves, onion and saute till onion becomes soft.
Add ground paste and cook for a minute.
Add beans, salt, mix, cover and cook for 15 to 20 mts till the time beans get cooked.
Add garam masala, red chilli powder, coconut powder and cook for 2 minutes.
Garnish with chopped cilantro!