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beans curry recipe

beans curry recipe, beans curry for roti and rice.

A simple style of making vegetable curry using beans and potatoes.
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Course: Curries
Cuisine: North Indian
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 270kcal
Author: Asiya


  • 500 gms beans/phalli
  • 3 potatoes/aloo
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 medium size onions finely sliced
  • 2 slit green chillies
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder/ haldi
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • 3 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp freshly chopped methi leaves/fenugreek
  • 1/4 cup water


Cutting of veggies:

  • First take a handful of beans, remove its head and tail and then chop the beans of desired size.
  • Peel the potatoes, cut them into desired cubes.
  • Wash the beans and aloo well under running water.

Making of the curry:

  • In a pressure cooker, add oil and heat it.
  • Into it, add onions, add slit green chillies and cook the onions until soft.
  • Add salt as per taste, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste and mix well.
  • Saute well and cook the masala for few minutes on low flame until oil starts floating.
  • Add the chopped beans into the masala, add the potato cubes, mix well.
  • Cook the beans and aloo on medium flame for 5 minutes.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes into the beans and mix well.
  • Cook the curry by covering the lid for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add 1/4 cup water.
  • Add freshly chopped coriander leaves, methi leaves and give a slight mix.
  • Cover the lid of the pressure cooker and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
  • Switch off the flame.
  • Reduce the steam.
  • Remove the lid and if there is any water remaining, cook by removing the lid for few minutes until water is totally evaporated.
  • Serve hot with roti or rice.


Calories: 270kcal