String/Green Beans with Melt In U Mouth Potato

Mike Chetty


This vegetarian string/green beans and potato dish is simple, yet very flavorful. The sweltering heat has hit Dubai and nothing sounds better than a light home cooked curry accompanying flat bread or steamed rice.


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
15 Min


  • 500 g
    fresh string/green beans,topped - tailed and finely chopped
  • 2 medium
    potatoes, russets diced finely
  • 1 tsp
    ginger, finely slivered
  • 2 medium
    chilies green, fresh deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp
    cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp
    turmeric, ground
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    grape seed/ or canola oil
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • 100 ml
    warm water
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice, fresh

How to Make String/Green Beans with Melt In U Mouth Potato


  1. heat oil in non stick heavy frying pan with a lid.
  2. add whole cumin seeds,chopped green chilies and lower heat to medium.
  3. add chopped string/green beans,finely diced potatoes, turmeric powder and 100 ml. warm water.
  4. allow to cook, stirring covered on medium heat,until they are tender.
  5. season with salt and lemon juice.
  6. serve with flat bread/steamed rice or serve as a snack topped with toasted sesame seeds or crushed peanuts.

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About String/Green Beans with Melt In U Mouth Potato

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Potatoes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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