Aaloo Beans

After a day at office when you want to make something that does not take too long and also that does not makes you cry for onions :), try this Aaloo Beans. It hardly takes any time to cook and is a good option for dinner…

Aloo Beans

Preparation Time:- 5 mins |  Cooking Time:– 20-25 mins |  Serves:- 2-3 people


  • 250 gms French Beans chopped in small 1/2 inch pieces
  • 2 medium sized Potatoes (Aaloo) chopped in small cubes
  • 1 table spoon Mustard oil (Sarson ka tel)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tea spoon Turmeric powder (Haldi Powder)
  • 1/4 tea spoon red chilli powder (Lal Mirch powder)
  • 1 tea spoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
  • 1 and 1/2 tea spoon garam masala
  • 1 tea spoon Dry Mango powder (Amchoor Powder)


Heat the mustard oil  in a pan and add cumin seeds. Allow them to crackle.

Add the coriander powder, chilly powder, salt and turmeric powder to the oil. Now add the chopped beans & aaloo and mix gently so that everything gets folded in the masala properly.

Simmer the stove and add 1/2 cup of water. Mix again and cover the lid.

Allow the vegetables to cook in steam for about 15-20  minutes, by mixing in between. Once the water dries out and the beans gets soft sprinkle the garam masala and dry mango powder. Mix well.

  • Aaloo beans goes well with hot chapatis/paranthas and curd.
  • Try to add a bit ghee before serving, it will change the taste of the dish.
  • It is a perfect side with any gravy dish


Tasty Cooking..!!

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From our mom’s Kitchen