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Nutty Green Beans

Green beans and potatoes cooked till they are soft and flavored with peanuts and coconut to give a sweetish spicy taste.
4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 3 -4


  • 2 cups green beans use tender beans
  • 1 cup peeled and chopped potatoes
  • 2 tbl spns peanuts
  • 1 tbl spn dry coconut
  • 1 tea spn grated ginger
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tea spn red chilli powder
  • A pinch turmeric
  • 1/2 tea spn coriander powder
  • 1/2 tea spn mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tea spn urad dal
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • Oil
  • Salt


  • Dry roast peanut till they are brownish and then add dry coconut(or dessicated coconut).
  • Roast till coconut is brownish.
  • Grind them to a coarse powder and keep it aside.
  • Heat oil and add mustard seeds.
  • When they start popping, add urad dal.
  • Fry for a min and then add curry leaves, ginger.
  • Then add onion and fry till brownish.
  • Add green beans, potatoes, chilli powder, turmeric, coriander powder and salt.
  • Mix everything well.
  • Cover and cook on a medium-low flame till the beans and potatoes are cooked.
  • Make sure to cook on low heat, since there is no water added, it will get burnt if cooked on high.
  • Add the peanut-coconut powder and mix well.
  • Cook for another 1-2mins.
  • Take off heat and serve hot as a sidedish with rice or chapati.