Spicy Indian Green Beans Recipe

I have served my Chicken Korma Recipe a number of times, but usually accompanied it with plain vegetables. Recently, I decided to spice those up a little. You control the spice level. Using 1/8 teaspoon provides an ever so light amount heat. While 1/4 teaspoon is perfect for us. You may prefer 1/2 teaspoon. Enjoy this flavorful Indian green beans recipe with your favorite Indian food.


Indian Green Beans Recipe


Yield: Serves 3 - 4

Indian Green Beans Recipe

A slightly spicy, Indian green bean recipe, perfect to serve with my chicken korma.


  • 1/2 lb. frozen cut green beans
  • 2 teaspoons neutral-flavored cooking oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, grated or minced
  • 1/2 Tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried, crushed red peppers
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Bring a medium-size saucepan full of water to a boil. Add green beans and bring back to a boil. Allow to simmer for 3 minutes; and drain.
  2. In a 10 to 12-inch skillet, preheat oil. Add mustard seeds and garlic and brown over medium heat. Add dried peppers and stir.
  3. Add green beans and season with sugar and salt, to taste; and stir. Saute for about 8 minutes or until they reach your desired tenderness. Serve immediately with your favorite Indian food.

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