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468 french beans recipes

Last Updated : Mar 21,2019


फण्सी रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (french beans recipes in Hindi)
ફણસી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (french beans recipes in Gujarati)

french beans recipes | 466 indian fansi recipe collection

French beans recipe collectionFrench beans, or fansi, is a long, thin vegetable which has a velvety skin. It is very common ingredient in Indian food and in other Asian cuisines. They are slightly sweet in taste and crunchy in texture and that is what makes them so much fun to eat! They are used in subzis, rice preparations and even in snacks. French beans also play a big part in Asian cuisines like Chinese and Thai.

Indian Subzi Recipes using French Beans

French Beans and Carrot ThoranFrench Beans and Carrot Thoran

Adding French beans in your subzi always adds an element of crunch to it and hence it is absolutely one of the most loved vegetables to put in Indian Subzis. A most famous dish, local to Gujarat and Rajasthan is Fansi Dhokli where the dhokli is made with wheat flour and besan. In the south, French beans and carrot thoran is made on the regular. It is a dry subzi, which is a traditional preparation in Tamil Nadu. French beans foogath also comes from South India and is a try preparation of fansi with coconut, coriander and chana dal.

Vegetable KadaiVegetable Kadai

Gujarati's love to prepare their fansi in a simple, yet satisfying way by making Gajar Fansi, wherein the beans and carrots are sautéed with onions and spices. It is also an essential ingredient in the most famous Indian gravies like Vegetable kadai and mixed veg korma along with other vegetables. French beans, combined with carrots, potatoes and other vegetables in a coconut and spice based gravy creates a mouthwatering south Indian suzbi, Malabari south Indian vegetable curry.

French Beans Recipes for Snacks and Soups

Mixed Vegetable Open ToastMixed Vegetable Open Toast

Who doesn’t love some good, deep fried snacks? Ghughra, essentially a Gujarati snack is now jazzed up with French beans to make Ghughra with fansi and paneer. Mixed vegetables open toast is a great way to make kids eat them without compromised on the taste. French beans and chana dal stir fry, a very south Indian preparation, assists those who want to eat on the healthier side.

A delectable snack, which can also be served as a starter, is Schezwan fingers. Fingers are made with French beans and other crispy vegetables, deep fried and then tossed in schezwan sauce. Another simple recipe is to serve French Beans with Lemon and sea salt, which is simple, less time consuming and delicious. These are just few of the many French bean recipes for snacks.

French beans make a unique addition to the soups it is added to. Chawli, French Beans and Carrot Soup is one such soup. A lentil based soup, it contains a lot of other vegetables too and is excellent for pregnant women. A similar soup is Vaal, French beans and cauliflower soup, but with added aromatics from the bay leaf.

Indian French Bean Recipes

Vegetable PulaoVegetable Pulao

Not only can you make subzis with French beans, you can make a lot more Indian dishes. From the most basic like the Veg pulao made with rice or a Bulgur wheat pulao, French beans add a slight sweetness and crunchiness to the soft rice. The taste of French beans comes out beautifully when used with coconut and that’s why the Coconut Curry with Coconut rice tastes delectable. French beans are also used to stuff Tandoori Parathas.

International French Beans Recipes

Vegetable Fried RiceVegetable Fried Rice

The Chinese love their French beans! From a simple stir fried French beans and garlic to the most classic Vegetable Fried rice, the usage is phenomenal. Indonesians also use French beans in their rice preparations, like the Gado Gado with rice which is a salad doused in peanut sauce and served with rice.  A simple, yet satisfying, meal is a Spanish green bean salad called Ensalada De Ejotes with a dressing of olive oil, lime, black pepper and parsley!

We hope you liked this collection of French Beans recipes.



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Originating from the Sichuan province of China, Schezuan cuisine is characterised by bold flavours, brought about by pungent ingredients like garlic and chillies. Although the original recipe uses special Sichuan peppers that have a lemony taste, in India Schezuan sauce is prepared using red chil ....
The rich hue, strong aroma and irresistible taste of this Mixed Vegetable Sabzi will make you addicted to it! A gravy of tomatoes, onions and cashewnuts forms the base of this marvelous creation, which features a horde of colourful and juicy veggies, which are sautéed separately in oil and then ....
The buttery taste and luscious mouth-feel of the gravy makes Vegetable Makhanwala an ever-popular favourite. It is an item that features on the menu of most restaurants and in wedding spreads as well – and has earned a good share of fame across the world. Here we present Vegetable Makhanwala wit ....
A brilliant preparation that everyone is sure to enjoy! This effortless preparation of mixed vegetables, raisins and golden brown cashewnuts, perked up with garam masala, is a real treat for both your eyes and your senses. Capsicum adds crunch to this dry subzi, while cream gives it a luscious ....
A traditional, fiery-red thai curry simmered with assorted vegetables, this goes well with steamed rice. The basil leaves lend their characteristic aroma to this dish, while coconut milk balances the spices.
This traditional spicy rice dish from karnataka is quite addictive – served piping hot topped with lots of ghee and accompanied by fried papads and a cool raita, it is almost impossible to say no to! improvise by adding field beans, peas, kidney beans or other legumes along with the vegetables, for ....
Avial is a dish that originated in kerala, but gained an equal fanfare in tamilnadu as well. Rare is the wedding or festive menu that does not include avial! the key to making excellent avial is to pay equal attention to the visual appeal – vegetables with contrasting colours such as carrot, beans, ....
The Indian Railways Veg Cutlet Sandwich is part-and-parcel of the travel memories of those who travel by Indian Railways. It is a go-to or comfort food for many frequent travellers, and warms their souls when travelling across the country! The deep-fried
‘Thoran’ is a traditional vegetable preparation that is popular in Kerala. It is a dry subzi that can be prepared with many different veggies. In this recipe, we have used a colourful combination of French beans and carrot. First, the veggies are sautéed with onions and an aromatic tempering of ....
Tired of dal-chawal? Then this is just the thing you need. A simple stir fry with oriental origins that is rich in fibre, folic acid, protein and above all taste. Toss in some noodles if you want to make a bigger meal of this dish.
Unlike some hurried versions in which the eggs are placed in one chunk above the fried rice, here they are cooked along with the vegetables to make scrambled egg rice. If you wish, you can even first cook the eggs like an omelette and then cut into small pieces and mix with the rice, veggies and ....
The veg fried rice is a quintessential Chinese favorite. Colorful, crunchy vegetables with a whole lot of spring onions and some soy sauce tossed together with steamed rice on a flame makes veg fried rice a simple, but delicious meal. Zip, zap ....
A colourful and crunchy assortment of veggies is cooked with a tempering of whole spices, and then perked up with fresh cream and spice powders to get the ever-popular Hyderabadi Mixed Veg Korma. You get to enjoy the creaminess of the gravy as well as the juicy crunch of mixed veggies, not to fo ....
What a blast of flavours and textures! The combination of fried noodles, boiled noodles and sautéed veggies gives this recipe a wide range of textures, while a medley of sauces gives it an exhilarating flavour. This recipe does not use boiled veggies. Raw veggies are simply sautéed with salt f ....
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