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French Beans with Potatoes and Roasted Sesame Seeds

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  Oil 4 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , diced
  Onion seeds 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Curry leaves 6
  Potatoes 3 , cut into 1/4 inch slices
  French beans 4 Ounce, cut into short lengths (125 Gram)
  Water 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Fresh red chilies 2 , sliced
  Sesame seeds 3 Tablespoon
  Ground coriander 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ginger pulp 1 Teaspoon
  Garlic pulp 1 Teaspoon
  Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

1. First make the spice paste. Reserve 1 tablespoon of the sesame seeds, place the remainder in a spice grinder and grind to a fine paste. Put the powdered sesame into a bowl and blend to a paste with the ground coriander, cumin, ginger, garlic, chilli powder, salt and lemon juice. Set aside.
2. Dry roast the reserved sesame seeds until they jump vigourously. Set aside.
3. Heat the oil in a haandi, add the onions, onion seeds and curry leaves and fry until the onions are soft golden brown.
4. Pour in the spice paste, lower the heat and fry for about 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add the potatoes and beans and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes.
5. Pour in the water, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes or until the potatoes are tender. Stir-fry for 1 minute, then stir in the red chillies. Serve garnished with the reserved roasted sesame seeds.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1477 Calories from Fat 755

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g133.3%

Saturated Fat 11.5 g57.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.63 mg0.21%

Sodium 2081.9 mg86.7%

Total Carbohydrates 169 g56.2%

Dietary Fiber 33.4 g133.8%

Sugars 20.1 g

Protein 28 g55.1%

Vitamin A 33.9% Vitamin C 299%

Calcium 69% Iron 86.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

French Beans With Potatoes And Roasted Sesame Seeds Recipe