French Beans Foogath

French Beans Foogath

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Variation of the famous south indian ' beans foogath', i've added chana dal to the dish which adds to its existing flavours.

French Beans Foogath recipe - How to make French Beans Foogath

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  1. Heat the oil and add the mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the urad dal and chana dal , curry leaves, asafoetida and green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds
  3. Add the french beans, salt and 2 tbsp of water, mix well and cover and cook on a slow flame for 10 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the coconut and coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve hot.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy79 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates6.4 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A212.6 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C17.7 mg
Folic Acid36.5 mcg
Calcium38.8 mg
Iron0.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium6.6 mg
Potassium112.8 mg
Zinc0.3 mg
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French Beans Foogath
 on 21 Feb 15 09:06 AM

The tempering of dals and spices adds to the flavour of the original foogath. Instead of the beans foogath, the twist of dals gives a great mouth feel. Coconut and coriander is a taste changer, definitely in a good way..
French Beans Foogath
 on 07 Jun 13 09:15 AM

I love the french beans cooked this way.
French Beans Foogath
 on 15 Nov 12 11:44 AM

Chopped French beans cooked with Chana dal and grated coconut. Non spicy and tasty.