North Indian

Beans-aloo Dry Veg

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Beans-aloo Dry Veg is a perfect accompaniment for everyday meals and tastes great with any Indian bread. This beans-aloo recipe can be make in very less amount of oil and using basic spices. I love to make this dry veg often in my kitchen as its a good source of carbohydrates and goodness of green veggies.

Preparation Time: 10mins  ∏  Cooking Time: 20-25mins  ∏  Servings:2-3 persons

Level:  Beginners (Easy)      ∏  Measurement: 1 Cup ≡ 250 ml ≡ 250gm


  • 1 cup (250 gm) washed and chopped green beans
  • 2 medium size potato chopped (cubes)
  • 1 large size chopped onion
  • 2 medium size chopped tomato
  • 2-3 green chilly chopped
  • Fistful fresh chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin (Jeera) seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric (haldi) powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon red chilly powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mango (Amchoor) powder
  • 2-3 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • Salt as per taste



How to make Beans aloo dry veg:

Step1: Turn on flame and heat a pan. Then add oil and let it heat on medium flame, now add cumin seed and fry it for a 10-20seconds on medium flame. Now add onion saute it for 3-4 minutes till it turns out golden brown. Add salt as per your taste.(Adding salt at the beginning will reduce the cooking time).

Step2: Once onions are fried, reduce the flame to low and add ginger garlic paste. Mix and saute it for 1 minutes. Then add turmeric powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and chilly powder mix everything and saute it for 1min then add chopped potato and let it fry for 3-4 minutes on low-medium flame.

Step3: Once potatoes are fried a bit then add chopped beans, saute everything well for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.

Now cover and cook beans and aloo for 6-8 minutes on low-medium flame. Keep stirring in between.

Step4: After 6-8 minutes they must be half way done. Now add tomatoes and mix it.Cover and cook for 8-10 minutes on low medium flame. Keep stirring in between

Step5: Once beans and potatoes becomes soft and tender after 10 minutes, reduce the flame to low. Add amchoor powder, garam masala and saute it for 1-2 minutes. If you like it to be crispy then saute it for 2-3min on high flame till it becomes crispy or you have the desired crispness of the beans. Turn off the flame and garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves

Delicious Beans aloo is ready to serve with chapatis. Try this way you will definitely love this recipe.

Beans-aloo Dry Veg


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