Green Bean Vegetable Dish

We’ve moved! Visit our new blog at MarketPlace Food and Culture for the complete collection of MarketPlace recipes!


  • 2 tsp vegetable cooking oil
  • ½ tsp whole cumin seeds
  • ¼ kg (about ½ lb) green string beans, each bean cut into 3 equal pieces
  • 1 medium onion, chopped fine
  • ½ tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped


Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and add cumin seeds. As soon as the seeds start to turn brown,  add chopped string beans Add chopped onion, mix well and cover with a lid for 2-3 minutes. Add ginger/ garlic paste, salt, ground turmeric, ground cumin and mix well. Let it cook, uncovered, for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in garam masala and chopped tomato. Let it cook for five minutes.


  1. This looks heavenly! I’m going to make this for my husband tomorrow night, he loves green beans.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s