Green Beans Stir Fry | Val Papdi Bhaji

Today’s recipe Green Beans Stir Fry is a simple and easy recipe. Made from French beans, it is rich in iron. This recipe is popular in Goa and is known as Val papdi Bhaji in Konkani. Some people also call it as papdi bhaji. Valpapdi or Green beans are very good source of iron which is essential for muscles, metabolism and normal body functions.

Green Beans Stir Fry, Val papdi Bhaji

I went for a comprehensive health checkup recently.  The doctors told me to eat iron rich foods as I am anaemic. I have started incorporating beets, boiled eggs, spinach, broccoli, green beans, etc in my diet and thus eating iron rich foods. Iron is needed by the body for making hemoglobin. Green beans are also rich in fiber, protein and calcium.

Today’s recipe is iron rich recipe. Make it on regular basis and add to diet. You can serve this Val papdi bhaji with rotis or with rice, dal and salad. You can also make this Green beans stir fry and add it to rolls and sandwiches.

Green Beans Stir Fry, Val papdi Bhaji

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Green Beans Stir Fry
Green Beans Stir Fry, Val papdi Bhaji
Green Beans Stir Fry | Val Papdi Bhaji
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Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Green Beans Stir Fry, Val papdi Bhaji
Green Beans Stir Fry | Val Papdi Bhaji
Yum
Print Recipe
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 People 10 Minutes
Cook Time
20 Minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Heat a kadai and add oil.
  2. After oil gets heated, add mustard seeds.
  3. After mustard seeds flutter, add curry leaves, asafeotida and dry red chilies and fry.
  4. Add finely chopped onion and saute till onion turns pinkish.
  5. Add finely chopped green beans and mix well.
  6. Add red chilli powder, grated coconut and mix well.
  7. Add ½ cup water and close the lid of kadai.
  8. Let it get cooked for 10 minutes with lid closed.
  9. Add salt to taste and garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Recipe Notes

Serve hot with rice, dal and salad or rotis and salad.

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