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French Beans with Potatoes in a Curry Sauce


  • Preparation time: 10
  • Cooking time:
  • Serves: 4-6


  • 1 lb French beans
  • 2 large or 3 small Potatoes
  • ¾ tsp Cayenne powder
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 2 Tomatoes, blended
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tsp Garlic paste
  • Salt to taste (½–1 tsp)


Heat oil in a nonstick or cast iron pan. Add the cumin seeds. When the seeds start browning add the onions, stir fry till they are browned. Add garlic and ginger paste. Fry for a minute. Add the cayenne and turmeric, then pour in the blended tomatoes. Add the chopped French beans and quartered potatoes. Add salt and mix well. Cover the pan and cook on medium heat–stir every 10 min–till ready. Dish is ready when potatoes are cooked–around 30 min.

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