Friday, 11 August 2017

Pan fried Beans

I have tried this pan fried beans when I had been to finland. There I have often packed this for lunch. Since the ingredients like garlic powder and onion powder were easily available over there, this recipe could be made in minutes. I havent tried this recipe in India and I dont know how it would taste without these powders. This pan fried beans is more like a salad but quite filling.




Ingredients:

French green beans - 250 grams
garlic powder - 1 tbsp
Onion powder - 1 tbsp
Olive oil - 2 tbsp
Salt - to taste
Pepper - to taste


Method:

  • Clean the beans. Trim the ends and cut then into 2-3 inch long pieces.
  • In a stainless steel pot over medium-high heat, combine green beans, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper. Cook, covered, until the beans begin to sweat. Remove lid and stir occasionally until beans are tender.
  • When the beans and spices have begun to 'burn' on the bottom of the pan, which will lend a grilled flavor, stir in the olive oil and turn off heat. Cover, and let stand a few minutes. Scrape the bottom of the pan to incorporate the 'burnt' spices. Beans should have a dark, caramel color, but not black.





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8 comments:

  1. That's quite interesting way to make this stir fried beans..

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  2. Any stir fry should taste awesome with these herbs , good one .

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  3. Never used garlic powder in beans stir fry. I'm sure it would be more flavorful.

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  4. Lovely use of herbs along with Beans.. Would make this for myself very soon!!

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  5. I love green beans and this pan fried version looks so delicious.

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  6. I sometimes make these beans but using fresh onion and garlic pastes. Its a nice side dish or even as a salad.

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  7. Good old green beans served in a new way.

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  8. this is going to taste completely different and yummy...

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