Stir Fried Beans with coconut & Peanuts

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Stir Fried Beans with coconut & Peanuts


This is just a simple homemade style healthy stir fried beans cooked with fresh grated coconut and roasted peanuts. This side dish is just perfect with sambar rice, curd rice, dal-chawal or any Indian bread. It is very easy and a quick recipe and can be dished out in a jiffy.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 30 Min


Serves : 4
  • 250-300 gms french beans, cut into 1" long & steamed

  • 2 tbsp oil

  • 1 tsp mustard seeds

  • 1/4 tsp asafoetida

  • 1 nos onion, sliced

  • 1 inch ginger, chopped finely

  • 2-3 nos garlic cloves, chopped finely

  • 1-2 nos green chilies, chopped

  • 1 tsp salt or to taste

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp coriander powder

  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes (opt)

  • 2 tbsp fresh grated coconut

  • 2 tbsp coarsely ground roasted peanuts

  • 1-2 tbsp coriander leaves, chopped


  • Heat oil in a pan and temper with mustard seeds and asafoetida.
  • After it stops spluttering, add the onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies. Saute till light brown.
  • Add the beans and all the dry spices. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the coconut and ground peanuts. Mix well and switch off the flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve as a side dish with rice or chapati.