French Beans Foogath

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

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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 (Abbrv) per serving
Energy79 cal
Protein2.3 g
Carbohydrates6.4 g
Fiber2.7 g
Fat4.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium7.9 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.